Table of Contents for Growing Up Brave : Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety


Introduction 3(8)
PART I UNDERSTANDING CHILDHOOD ANXIETY
Chapter 1 The Brave Child
Learning to Cope with the Range of Human Emotions
11(16)
Chapter 2 What's Normal, What's Not
Decoding Childhood Emotions, Fears, and Anxieties
27(24)
Chapter 3 The Attentive Parent
How Parent-Child Interaction Styles Affect Anxiety
51(22)
PART II DAILY ROUTINES THAT WARD OFF ANXIETY
Chapter 4 Five-Minutes-a-Day Time
A Simple Strategy to Set the Stage for Brave Behavior
73(28)
Chapter 5 Managing Bedtime
The Benefits of a Consistent Sleep Pattern
101(20)
PART III STRATEGIES TO LESSEN ANXIETY AND PROMOTE BRAVERY
Chapter 6 The Cycle of Anxiety
A Three-Component Model
121(6)
Chapter 7 Examining Anxious Thoughts
One Step in Breaking the Cycle
127(24)
Chapter 8 Accepting Physical Feelings
Learning about the Body
151(20)
Chapter 9 Changing Avoidant Behaviors
The Power of Parental Reinforcement
171(10)
Chapter 10 The Bravery Ladder
Step by Step to Success
181(36)
Chapter 11 Halfway to Adulthood
Combating the Fears of Adolescence
217(28)
PART IV SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Chapter 12 Growing Up Brave Through the Years
Finding Professional Help, Using Medications, Maintaining Progress
245(12)
Acknowledgments 257(4)
Notes 261(2)
Index 263