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What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More

Nail biting. Thumb sucking. Hair twirling. Scab picking. Shirt chewing.

Do you have a habit that’s hard to stop? A habit that embarrasses you or gets you in trouble? If so, you’re not alone. Lots of kids have habits they wish they could lose. But habits are stronger than wishes. They lock on, holding you tight. Even if you want to break free, you can’t. Unless you have the keys.

What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioural techniques used to treat a variety of habits. Engaging examples, lively illustrations, and step-by-step instructions teach children a set of habit-busting strategies in the form of “keys” to unlock the chains holding their habits in place. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for empowering children to set themselves free.

Author Bio:

Dawn Huebner, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Exeter, New Hampshire, specializing in the treatment of children and their parents. She is the author of several books for children and utilizes cognitive-behavioural and solution-focused models to help her clients reach their therapy goals.

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Soft cover

Age range 6-12

72 Page 

What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More

Author: Dawn Huebner

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