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Author: Lynn Lyons, Reid Wilson Narrator: Paul Costanzo Publisher: Tantor Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2014 ISBN: 9781494576738
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How do you manage a child who gets stomachaches every school morning, who refuses after-school activities, or who is trapped in the bathroom with compulsive washing? Children like these put a palpable strain on frustrated, helpless parents and teachers. And there is no escaping the problem: One in every five kids suffers from a diagnosable anxiety disorder. Unfortunately, when parents or professionals offer help in traditional ways, they unknowingly reinforce a child's worry and avoidance. Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents exposes the most common anxiety-enhancing patterns—including reassurance, accommodation, and avoidance—while offering exercises and techniques to change both the child's and the parents' patterns of thinking and behaving. Download and start listening now!

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  • “I implemented the seven steps with my daughter, who suffers from separation anxiety from her father…the most important skill we learned was managing the worry instead of focusing on the reason for the worry.”

    DeAnna Renn, RN, public health nurse 

  • “I have found the strategies very easy to implement in the moment.…It was amazing how simple it was and how well it worked!”

    Michelle Whalen, child and family counselor 

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About the Author

Lynn Lyons,LICSW, is a licensed clinical social worker and psychotherapist who lives in Concord, New Hampshire, where she is in private practice. She received her BA in English from Williams College in 1987 and her master’s in social work from Boston University in 1990. She has been training extensively with the world’s experts in clinical hypnosis and strategic therapy since 1993. Lynn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. She is married and has two sons.

About the Narrator

Paul Costanzo earned both his BA and MA from Juilliard in trumpet performance. As a freelance performer his musical credits range from the Metropolitan to the San Francisco Symphony. He has also been a voice actor for over twenty years and has performed numerous radio commercials, television promos, and narrations for major corporations nationwide. As an audiobook narrator and director, he records regularly for Brilliance Audio, Tantor Media, and Deyan Audio.