This book is about dealing with persistent and interfering fears (phobias) and coaches kids to deal with a phobia, gradually building confidence to face their fear and more and more challenging situations. Lots of kids are a little afraid of some things, like heights or spiders. But some kids are so afraid that it stops them from having fun. Does this sound like you? If your fear is getting in the way of everyday activities, this book is for you What to Do When Fear Interferes guides children and their parents through overcoming phobias using strategies and techniques based on cognitive-behavioral principles. This interactive self-help book is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to overcome their fears--so they can blast off to new adventures
About the Author
Claire A. B. Freeland, PhD, and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD, are clinical psychologists in Baltimore, Maryland with over thirty years each in private practice working with children and parents. They are the authors of several self-help books for young people. Janet McDonnell is a writer and illustrator living outside of Chicago, Illinois. Her characters populate many books and magazines for children.