Helping Children Who are Anxious or Obsessional and Willy and the Wobbly House

Helping Children Who are Anxious or Obsessional and Willy and the Wobbly House

Other book format Helping Children with Feelings

By (author) Margot Sunderland, By (author) Nicky Hancock

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  • Publisher: Speechmark Publishing Ltd
  • Format: Other book format | 100 pages
  • Dimensions: 212mm x 296mm x 14mm | 499g
  • Publication date: 31 January 2001
  • Publication City/Country: Bicester, Oxon
  • ISBN 10: 0863884997
  • ISBN 13: 9780863884993
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: 1st New edition
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, some color
  • Sales rank: 123,781

Product description

This is a guidebook to help children who: "are insecure or worry too much"; "suffer from phobias or nightmares"; "find it difficult to concentrate to let go and have fun"; "have suffered a trauma"; "are worryingly good or seem like little adults"; "use order and routine as a way of coping with 'messy' feelings"; "retreat into dullness as a way of managing their being in the world"; and "develop obsessive-compulsive behaviour in order to ward off their too-powerful feelings". "Willy and the Wobbly House" is a story for children who are anxious or obsessional. Willy is an anxious boy who experiences the world as a very unsafe, wobbly place where anything awful might happen at any time. Joe, the boy next door, is too ordered and tidy to be able to ever really enjoy life. Follow their adventures with the Puddle People who help them break out of their fixed patterns and find far richer ways of living in the world.

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Author information

Dr Margot Sunderland is Director of Education and Training at The Centre for Child Mental Health London, Honorary Visiting Fellow at London Metropolitan University and Integrative Child Psychotherapist, Supervisor and Trainer with over two decades of experience in working with adults, teenagers and children. She is a First Prize award winning author, with 20 books in child mental health, published in nineteen countries.

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"Sunderland's whole series is excellent. I find I recommend each one... Good writing, wonderful artwork, a real impetus to use the material" Adoption Today "A vital resource for all parents and child professionals" Families Magazine "Margot's books are digestible teaching aids for anyone working with children - a resource that would be beneficial in every school both for qualified and non-qualified staff". Special Children

Table of contents

ISBN 978-0-86388-499-3 ORDER CODE D11-002-4774 GBP30.40 Helping Children who are Anxious or Obsessional Willy and Wobbly House A4 (297 x 210mm) 72pp (297 x 210mm) 40pp, illustrated Wire-o-bound ISBN 978-0-86388-454-8 Paperback ISBN 978-0-86388-494-8