Book Give Away: Growing Up Brave by Donna Pincus, PhD

Monday, September 10, 2012 Posted by Dina N

As a parent, I am especially excited to present a new book by childhood anxiety expert Dr. Donna Pincus. Growing Up Brave: Expert Strategies for Helping Your Child Overcome Fear, Stress, and Anxiety sounds like a wonderful resource for parents who want to help their kids deal with the complexities of daily life. Growing Up Brave is new from Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group.

Book Description
When our children are born, we do everything we can to make sure they have love, food, clothing, and shelter. We read to them, play with them, and comfort them when they cry. But despite all this, one in five children today suffers from a diagnosed anxiety disorder, and countless others suffer from anxiety that interferes with critical social, academic, and physical development.

Dr. Donna Pincus, nationally recognized childhood anxiety expert, is here to help. In Growing Up Brave, Dr. Pincus helps parents identify and understand anxiety in their children, outlines effective and convenient parenting techniques for reducing anxiety, and shows parents how to promote bravery for long-term confidence. Perhaps your young child has trouble sleeping or separation anxiety, or your teen suffers from social anxiety or panic attacks - whatever the issue, Growing Up Brave can help.

Using methods based on cognitive behavioral therapy, you will learn to identify your child's fear and anxiety on the spectrum from normal and predictable to what might be cause for concern, to promote a secure attachment with your child in only five minutes a day, tools to foster coping skills in the face of anxiety-producing situations, strategies for reinforcing problem-solving behavior, adaptive parenting styles, and much more. Dr. Pincus includes stories from her practice of children - from preschoolers to teens - who have overcome their fear and anxiety through her step-by-step approach, as well as information on therapy and medication.

Whether your child has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder or simply needs help navigating this increasingly stressful world, Growing Up Brave provides an essential toolkit for instilling happiness and confidence for childhood and beyond.

The Giveaway
Three (3) lucky U.S. / Canadian readers will each win a copy of Growing Up Brave.

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24 comments:

  1. degood said...

    I just finished reading Blood Bones and Butter.

    kerrie@mayansfamily.com

  2. Jennifer said...

    I'm currently reading the Longmire series by Craig Johnson.

  3. Carl said...


    Augusten Burroughs - You Better Not Cry.

  4. holdenj said...

    Looking forward to Bad Little Falls.

  5. Christina said...

    babybooks lol

  6. Anonymous said...

    Just about anything. Patricia

  7. Kris said...

    I'm reading shades of grey!!

  8. Charity and John said...

    Dream Lake by Lisa Kleypas.
    primabee at hotmail dot com

  9. ossmcalc said...

    I just finished reading all three books in The Hunger Games series.

    Thank you,

    Christine W
    womackcm@sbcglobal.net

  10. Kristie said...

    I'm reading "Tuesday Night Miracles" by Kris Radish. I just finished "Catching Fire" by Suzanne Collins.

  11. Wayne Lecoy said...

    Please Enter Me In Your Book Giveaway.
    It Would Be Great To Win
    A Copy of Growing Up Brave by Dr. Donna Pincus.
    In Response To Your Question Of
    What are you reading these days?
    I Am Not Reading Any Books Right Now.
    Thank You For Having This Giveaway!!!

  12. willdebbie said...

    I'm reading "IF you really loved me" a true crime
    christal c w

  13. susan1215 said...

    I'm reading A Stolen Life

    s2s2 at comcast dot net

  14. Angela Neynaber said...

    What to Expect When Your Expecting.

  15. Lindsey Gain said...

    I am not currently reading anything, but this seems like a good read!

  16. Ciara B. said...

    i'm reading the game of thrones series

    cb_shorty2003@yahoo.com

  17. Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

    Where'd you go Bernadette
    By maria semple

    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  18. Anonymous said...

    "An Arrow's Flight" by Mark Merlis!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

  19. Jennifer Peaslee said...

    I'm not reading anything right now...I really need a new good book!

  20. Nancy said...

    I'm about to start reading Chicken Soup: Here Comes the Bride.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  21. Jo said...

    I've been too busy to read this summer but need a book for when winter comes!
    jofo120 at yahoo dot com

  22. Daniel M said...

    don't have anything to read at the moment - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

  23. cassandra said...

    i am reading my sisters keeper!
    fb: rab pom

  24. Lisa Pecora said...

    the pretty little liars series

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