What to Do When You're Cranky & Blue: A Guide for Kids By James J. Crist, Ph.D. Cover Image
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Shake those sad feelings with support, encouragement, and ideas for kids when they’re cranky and blue.

Everyone feels “down” sometimes. Who wouldn’t feel blue if their best friend moved away or if they were being teased or bullied in school? Counselor and clinical psychologist James J. Crist has written a book that kids can turn to for support, encouragement, and ideas for coping with depression or for when they feel sad, bad, grumpy, or lonely.
Kids learn ten “Blues Busters” to help shake those sad feelings. They also discover lots of ideas they can use to talk about feelings, take care of themselves, boost their self-esteem, make and keep friends, and enjoy their alone time. A special section addresses hard-to-handle problems like grief, roller-coaster feelings, and depression in children. The book also includes resources and a note to grown-ups.

About the Author

Dr. James J. Crist is the clinical director and a staff psychologist at the Child and Family Counseling Center (CFCC) in Woodbridge, Virginia, and a substance abuse counselor, working with addictive disorders in teens and adults. At CFCC, he provides psychological testing and individual, couples, and family psychotherapy for children, adolescents, and adults, specializing in children with ADHD, depression, and anxiety disorders. He has authored and coauthored numerous books including What to Do When You’re Cranky and BlueWhat to Do When You’re Scared and WorriedSiblings: You’re Stuck with Each Other, So Stick Together; and The Survival Guide to Making and Being Friends.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781575424309
ISBN-10: 1575424304
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Publication Date: October 23rd, 2013
Pages: 128
Language: English