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Together with the Parent Council, we have collated a number of resources which may be suitable for parents/carers of children ‘who worry too much’. This first link is a document which is split into four sections:

  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Young Children
  • Books for Older Children
  • Useful Websites

Resource Pack For Parents/Carers Of Children Who Worry Too Much


The following books are available to borrow from the school office:

What to Do When You’re Scared & Worried
By James J. Crist Ph.D.

Coping with an Anxious or Depressed Child
By Sam Cartwright-Hatton

The Promised Land For Children: How To Improve Children’s Confidence and Raise Their Self-Esteem
By Dr Rick Norris

The Incredible Years; A Trouble-shooting Guide for Parents of Children Aged 2-8 years
By Carolyn Webster-Stratton PH.D

Confident Children; Help Children Feel Good About Themselves
By Gael Lindenfield

Think Good-Feel Good
By Paul Stallard

Helping Children to Build Self-Esteem
By Deborah M. Plummer (A Photocopiable Activities Book)


As well as these we have also had parents who have found the following book particularly useful and have recommended this for other parents and carers.

Good Ideas: How to be Your Child’s (and Your Own) Best Teacher.
By Michael Rosen

Good Ideas


For those wanting something more ‘tech’ to support anxiety – below is a document for an app called ‘MindShift’.

MindShift – An App Designed To Help Teens Cope With Anxiety