Riley Bee comes home from school feeling bad, but when Mommy Bee asks whats wrong, Riley doesnt know. Her tummy doesnt hurt. Her ears dont ache. Her throat feels fine. She just had a very bad day at school and doesnt feel good at all.
Mommy Bee knows how Riley feels because she felt that way when she was a little girl. Her daddyRileys grandfathertold her about a special kind of doctor who helps people talk about their feelings. This kind of doctor is called a psychologist and can help when youre sad, or scared, or nervous, or really angry.
When Riley goes to see the Bee Psychologist, she gets to talk about her feelingsa special kind of treatment called therapy. It helps her feel better, just like a doctor who helps when her tummy hurts.
Written by licensed psychologist Jocelyn Markowicz, PhD, The Bee Psychologist helps young children understand therapy while learning what a psychologist does and why talking about their feelings can help them feel better. Dr. Markowiczs simple, easy-to-read story is an invaluable aid to parents of children about to enter therapy.show more