generation stressed michele kambolis
  • ISBN: 978-0993653001
  • Pages: 272
  • Size: 6x9
  • Price: $26.99 / CAD - $17.99 / USD
  • Category: Parenting, Psychology, Self Help


"This tremendously accessible book introduces the fundamental aspects of mental health in children and provides excellent scientifically sound techniques to gently facilitate optimal growth. A wonderful addition to any family’s library."

- Mayim Bialik, PhD, actress and author of Beyond the Sling -

"A comprehensive guide to help your child shift from anxiety to empowerment. Filled with play-based, concrete strategies and life-affirming tools. Michele Kambolis gives parents a wonderful tool to help them heal their children’s inner worlds."

- Shefali Tsabary, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist and Author of The Conscious Parent -

"Michele Kambolis’ guide, Generation Stressed, is filled with practical suggestions and activities that parents can use to help anxious children adjust more successfully to the stressors of life. A terrific and timely contribution!"

- Susan Stiffelman, MFT, author of Parenting Without Power Struggles and the upcoming, Parenting With Presence -

“Generation Stressed is a rich book full of useful, easy to implement ideas that can help mothers and fathers, grandparents and teachers solve problems and enrich the lives of children.”

- Dr John Allan, PhD, Professor Emeritus, Counselling Psychology, University of British Columbia -

“This practical and hopeful guide offers realistic and creative strategies for supporting the development of coping skills, confidence and resilience in anxious children. Michele Kambolis provides a comprehensive understanding of children’s stress and anxiety, and innovative, playful ways that parents can help.”

- E. Jane Garland, M.D., FRCPC, Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, University of British Columbia -

Generation Stressed

Play-Based Tools to Help Your Child Overcome Anxiety

by Michele Kambolis

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About this book:

Anxiety is rampant in society in general and among children in particular. Written by Registered Clinical Counselor and national parenting columnist Michele Kambolis, Generation Stressed explains the causes and effects of anxiety in children and equips concerned parents with an array of highly effective play-based tools with which to help their anxious child.

Based on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, this easy-to-use handbook is packed with original, engaging, and effective exercises developed by Kambolis to help parents alleviate the symptoms of anxiety in their children, bolstered by the power of parent-child attachment. Kambolis blends sound theory, practical intervention techniques, and clinical expertise with a warm, encouraging, and conversational tone of voice that parents will find instantly relatable.

About this author:

Michele Kambolis

Michele Kambolis (MA) is a registered Child and Family Therapist and Parent Educator and a Registered Clinical Counselor dedicated to raising awareness about mental health issues. Michele writes a popular and accessible weekly parenting and advice column for the Vancouver Sun called “Parent Traps”, which runs across Canada in the Postmedia Network chain of newspapers. keep reading »