What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming OCD (What-To-Do Guides for Kids) (Paperback)
A Gold NAPPA Winner (National Parenting Publications Awards)
Moonbeam Silver Children's Book Award for Activity Books
Did you know that people have brain sorters that keep their brains from getting cluttered with unnecessary thoughts? Sometimes these brain sorters get mixed up, though, and brains get clogged with thoughts that really bother kids.
If that has happened to you, if it's hard for you to feel safe or sure of yourself because certain thoughts have gotten stuck, this book is for you.
What To Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck guides children and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder. This interactive self-help book turns kids into super-sleuths who can recognize and more appropriately respond to OCD's tricks.
With engaging examples, activities, and step-by-step instructions, it helps children master the skills needed to break free from OCD's sticky thoughts and urges, and live happier lives. This What-to-Do Guide is the complete resource for educating, motivating, and empowering children to work toward change.This book is part of the Magination Press What-to-Do Guides for Kids(R) series and includes an "Introduction to Parents and Caregivers." What-to-Guides for Kids(R) are interactive self-help books designed to guide 6-12 year olds and their parents through the cognitive-behavioral techniques most often used in the treatment of various psychological concerns. Engaging, encouraging, and easy to follow, these books educate, motivate, and empower children to work towards change. Check out all of the books in the bestselling What to Do Series:
When You Feel Too Shy: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Social Anxiety
When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid's Guide to Accepting Imperfection
When It's Not Fair: A Kid's Guide to Handling Envy and Jealousy
When Fear Interferes: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Phobias
When the News Scares You: A Kid's Guide to Understanding Current Events
When You Don't Want To Be Apart: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Separation Anxiety
When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Nail Biting And More
When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Problems With Sleep
When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Problems With Anger
When Your Brain Gets Stuck: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming OCD
When You Grumble Too Much: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Negativity
When You Worry Too Much: A Kid's Guide To Overcoming Anxiety
Noticias te Asustan: Gu a para Ni os para Entender las Noticias Actuales / What to Do When the News Scares You (Spanish Edition)
Te Preocupas Demasiado: Gu a Para Ni os Para Superar La Ansiedad /What to Do When You Worry Too Much (Spanish Edition)
About the Author
Dawn Huebner, PhD, is a clinical psychologist in Exeter, New Hampshire, specializing in the treatment of children and their parents. She is the author of several books for children, including What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More and What to Do When Your Temper Flares: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger. Visit her at www.dawnhuebnerphd.com and follow her on Facebook: @DawnHuebnerPhDSelf-HelpforParentsandKids. Bonnie Matthews is the illustrator numerous books for children, including What to Do When Bad Habits Take Hold: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Nail Biting and More and What to Do When You Dread Your Bed: A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Sleep. She lives in Baltimore. Visit her at www.bonniematthewsillustration.com and follow her on Instagram: @bonnie_matthews_illustration.