Growing up Brave

By Dr. Donna Pincus

In Growing Up Brave, Dr. Donna Pincus helps parents identify and understand anxiety in their children, outlines effective and convenient parenting techniques for reducing anxiety, and shows parents how to promote bravery for long-term confidence. Perhaps your young child has trouble sleeping or separation anxiety, or your teen suffers from social anxiety or panic attacks--whatever the issue, Growing Up Brave can help.

Created by Dr. Donna Pincus the "I Can Relax! CD for Children" focuses on teaching children relaxation skills while also promoting positive self-image for children.
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Created by Dr. Donna Pincus, "Coping Cards" are a great tool for boosting youngsters' confidence in their ability to cope with stress and anxiety. Appropriate for children between the ages of approximately 5-14 years.

Click on the links below for a list of hand-selected books for professionals who work with children who experience difficult emotions and anxiety. By clicking on the book or the title, you will be taken to where you can purchase these and other items. A portion of the proceeds of each sale are returned to The Child Anxiety Network to help maintain this website.


Coping Cards

Samantha Janes Missing Smile: A Story About Coping With the Loss of a Parent
by Julie Kaplow, Ph.D., & Donna Pincus, Ph.D.

This book is a winner of the 2007 iParenting Media Awards a program that provides objective and credible method of determining the best products in the marketplace.


Treating Anxious Children and Adolescents.
Wingall, Hudson, Rapee, & Schniering (2000)

The Child Psychotherapy Treatment Planner.
Jongsma, Peterson, and McInnis (1996)
cover  Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents
Morris and March (2004)
Practitioner's Guide to Treating Fear and Anxiety in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Approach.
Eisen, A. R., & Kearney, C. A. (1995)

The Developmental Psychopathology of Anxiety
Michael W. Vasey & Mark R. Dadds (2001)

Treatment of Childhood Disorders
Eric Mash & Russell Barkley (1998)

cover  OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual
March and Mulle (1998)

cover Evidence-Based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents
Kazdin and Weisz (2003)

Measures for Clinical Practice: Couples, Families, and Children
Joel Fischer & Kevin Corcoran (2000)

Assessment of Childhood Disorders: Third Edition 
Mash and Terdal (2001)

cover  Handbook of Emotions, Second Edition
Lewis and Haviland-Jones (2000)
cover  Helping Schoolchildren Cope with Anger: A Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention
Larson and Lochman (2002)
cover  Young Children and Trauma : Intervention and Treatment
Joy Osofsky (2004)
cover  Treating Parent-Infant Relationship Problems : Strategies for Intervention
Sameroff, McDonough and Rosenblum (2004)
cover Handbook of Attachment: Theory, Research, and Clinical Applications
Cassidy and Shaver (2002)
cover  Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents: A Casebook for Clinical Practice
Reinecke, Dattilio and Freeman (2003)
cover  Child Psychopathology, Second Edition
Mash and Barkley (2003)
cover  Handbook of Pediatric Psychology, Third Edition
Roberts (2003)
cover  Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies
Worden (2002)
cover  Helping Bereaved Children, Second Edition: A Handbook for Practitioners
Webb (2002)
cover  Developmental Psychopathology and Family Process: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications
Cummings, Davies and Campbell (2002)
Behavior Problems in Preschool Children, Second Edition: Clinical and Developmental Issues 
Campbell (2002)
The Practice of Child Therapy.
Kratochwill, T.R. and Morris, R.J. (Eds.) (1991)
cover Serious Emotional Disturbance in Children and Adolescents: Multisystemic Therapy 
Henggler, Schoenwald, Rowland and Cunningham
cover  Multisystemic Treatment of Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents
Henggler, Schoenwald, Borduin, Rowland and Cunningham (1998)
cover  Promoting Children's Health: Integrating School, Family, and Community
Power, DuPaul, Shapiro and Kazak (2003)
cover  Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition
Barkley (1998)

Recommended Books on Clinical Treatment and Therapy

cover  Clinician's Guide to Mind Over Mood
Padesky and Greenberger (1995)
cover  Clinicians in Court: A Guide to Subpoenas, Depositions, Testifying, and Everything Else You Need to Know
Barsky and Gould (2004)
cover Anxiety and Its Disorders, Second Edition: The Nature and Treatment of Anxiety and Panic
Barlow (2004)
cover  Therapeutic Communication: Knowing What to Say When
Wachtel (1998)

cover  Handbook of Assessment and Treatment Planning for Psychological Disorders
Antony and Barlow (2002)






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