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Conquer Worry and Fear in Children, Tweens, and Teens!

One in eight children and adolescents are affected by anxiety each year. In addition, 40 million adults are diagnosed with anxiety in a given year, and each was once a child who likely suffered from worry and fear. Imagine how different their lives would be if they had been given the tools to overcome their worry and fear when they were young? You can give your child this knowledge now.

Make Your Worrier a Warrior, and its companion From Worrier to Warrior, have been written to guide parents and children through their daily worries and fears.  Together, these books provide easy-to follow, practical strategies. Parents will learn simple steps to help their children, of all ages, fight and overcome their worries and fears. Detailed examples and illustrations invite readers to identify with each of the warriors in the book who have learned to tame and conquer their fears.  Children can read the companion book by themselves or read along with a parent or other trusted adult. Using these tools, they will discover that they can face and conquer whatever challenges come their way.

Get your copy of Make Your Worrier a Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Child’s Fears (the parent’s version) from AmazonBarnes & Noble (online and in-store), Great Potential Press or your local independent book store.  

Get your copy of From Worrier to Warrior: A Guide to Conquering Your Fears (the kid’s version) from AmazonBarnes & NobleGreat Potential Press or your local independent book store

EVENTS 

Tuesday, March 18: Webinar

Tuesday, March 18: Webinar

Dr. Dan Peters will present a SENG webinar on “From Worrier to Warrior: How to Help Your Gifted/2e Child Conquer Fear.” 4:30-6:30 pm Pacific time. Find more information and register online at http://www.sengifted.org/new-senginar-march-18-2014.
Sunday, May 18: Education & Enrichment Fair, Los Angeles

Sunday, May 18: Education & Enrichment Fair, Los Angeles

Education and Enrichment Fair, presented by the Parents Education League of Los Angeles, at UCLA Covel Commons, 11 am – 3:00 pm. Dr. Dan Peters will speak. FREE with RSVP. Find more information and RSVP online at http://www.parentseducationleague.org/events/education-enrichment-fair-la-2014/.

Make Your Worrier a Warrior is simply the best, most useful, and most approachable book on this subject I have ever read. Dr. Peters has that magic knack for reducing complex information to essential elements that can be mastered by anyone. Down-to-earth, straightforward, and nonjudgmental, this book has it all—from recognizing a problem and its likely causes to practical, real-life strategies to conquer the Worry Monster that dwells in all of us, especially our kids. I highly recommend it.”

- Dr. Dean Edell, physician, author, and former radio/television host

Does Your Child Know the Worry Monster?

We all live with worry from time to time, some more than others, but as adults we’ve hopefully learned to deal with these uncomfortable feelings in productive ways. But how do you know if your child is harboring secret (or not so secret) worries and what are some steps to help them cope with this(…)