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. They can use exercises and conversations in the Warrior Workbook to help examine life’s challenges in ways that build increased self-awareness. Using these tools, they will discover that they can face and conquer whatever challenges come their way.
Simply the best, most useful, and most approachable book
“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”â€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.”
“Worrying about your child’s worrying is a universal plague of being a modern parent. Dr. Peters’ book is an action-oriented godsend for all of us who want our kids to find emotional peace.”
Wonderfully wise and practical
“Wonderfully wise and practical. In a clear, warm, and encouraging voice, Dr. Peters empowers readers by explaining the often mysterious sources of anxiety, its varied presentations, and most importantly how to understand and ultimately conquer anxious feelings. This is everything the parent of an anxious child or teen needs to fight back against this common and often disabling challenge.”
Grand slam solution
“Childhood anxiety is on the increase, and Dr. Dan Peters’s book offers families a grand slam solution. Deftly approachable, he presents focused research, relatable personal reports, practical tools that work, and additional advice for gifted, twice-exceptional, learning challenged, and adult populations.”
A powerful message in a timely book
“We found that most parents and children could benefit from many of the strategies in this book, because underlying all is the belief that given the proper tools, we can control our thoughts and cultivate healthy emotions. A powerful message in a timely book.”
Greatly needed in our “worried world.”
“This thoughtful, wise, and comprehensive book for parents is greatly needed in our “worried world.” Dr. Peters has provided a guide that offers a clear understanding of anxiety and concrete strategies to reduce a child’s fears. I will be recommending it to my clients and colleagues.”