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A book kids can turn to when they need advice, reassurance, and ideas for overcoming fear and anxiety. From a dread of spiders to coping with uncertainty to panic attacks, kids have worries, anxiety, and fears, just like adults. This is a book kids can turn to when they need advice, reassurance, and ideas for overcoming fear and anxiety. They'll find out where fears and worries come from, practice Fear Chasers and Worry Erasers, and learn to seek help for hard-to-handle fears they can't manage on their own.
Dr. James J. Crist is the clinical director and a staff psychologist at the Child and Family Counseling Center (CFCC) in Woodbridge, Virginia, and a substance abuse counselor, working with addictive disorders in teens and adults. At CFCC, he provides psychological testing and individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults, specializing in children with ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorders. He has authored and coauthored numerous books including What to Do When You're Cranky and Blue; What to Do When You're Scared and Worried; Siblings: You're Stuck with Each Other, So Stick Together; and The Survival Guide to Making and Being Friends.