Resources

Anxiety

Books
· Cartwright-Hatton S, Laskey B, Rust S et al. From Timid to Tiger: A Treatment Manual for Parenting the Anxious Child. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.

· Creswell C, Willetts L. Overcoming Your Child’s Fears and Worries. London: Constable & Robinson, 2010.

· Eisen AR, Engler LB. Helping Your Child Overcome Separation Anxiety or School Refusal. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications, 2006.

· Freeston M, Meares K. Overcoming Worry. London: Constable & Robinson, 2008

Websites:

· http://www.starsteam.org.uk/coronavirus-resources Primarily for young people with additional needs however, has some great resources/social stories in regards to transitioning back to school. Have attached these as well.

· https://healthyyoungmindsinherts.org.uk/parents-and-carers. Lists services that are within the local area.

· https://en.calameo.com/read/000777721945cfe5bb9cc?authid=Xu9pcOzU3TQx A picture book for young children regarding feeling worried about coronavirus.

· https://youngminds.org.uk/resources/school-resources/wellbeing-activity-calendar-and-games/ Wellbeing resources.

Confidence and Resilience

Art therapy is a form of psychotherapy that uses art media as its primary mode of expression and communication. Within this context, art is not used as diagnostic tool but as a medium to address emotional issues which may be confusing and distressing. 

Although influenced by psychoanalysis, art therapists have been inspired by theories such as attachment-based psychotherapy and have developed a broad range of client-centred approaches such as psycho-educational, mindfulness and mentalization-based treatments, compassion-focussed and cognitive analytic therapies, and socially engaged practice.  

                                                                              (2018 British Association of Art Therapists)

 

To find out more please visit the British Association of Art Therapists: www.baat.org.uk