Wishing Wellness: A Workbook for Children of Parents With Mental Illness

Illustrated by Bonnie Matthews
Pages: 128, Black & white
Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Age Range: 6-12
Item #: 441A313
ISBN: 978-1-59147-313-8
List Price: $14.95
Copyright: 2006
Format: Softcover
Availability: In Stock
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Wishing Wellness is a workbook for the child whose mother or father is suffering from a serious mental illness. Packed with information, interactive questions, and fun activities, it's an ideal tool for children and their therapists or other professional mental health workers, covering:

  • How the brain works
  • Causes, symptoms, and treatment of mental illness
  • Feelings and what to do with them
  • Good relationships with parents
  • Talking to friends and others
  • Roles, rights, and responsibilities in the family
  • Coping with prejudice
  • Building a circle of support

Therapists and other professionals using this book in your work with children can download the Therapist Resource Guide for Wishing Wellness (PDF format, 491KB)

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