The Treatment Described In This Therapist Guide Is Teen Friendly Patient Workbook To Be Used Along With The Riding The Wave Therapist Guide For The Effective Treatment Of Panic Disorder And Agoraphobia In Adolescence Panic Disorder Often First Appears In Adolescence, Making Effective Treatment For This Age Group A Priority Left Untreated, Panic Disorder Can Severely Impair An Adolescent S Development And Functioning It Can Put An Adolescent At Risk For Depression And Have Consequences Into Adulthood The Program Was Developed At The Center For Anxiety And Related Disorders At Boston University And Targets Patients Ages 12 17 It Is Comprised Of 12 Sessions To Be Delivered Over An 11 Week Period Adolescents Learn About The Nature Of Panic And Anxiety And How To Challenge Their Panic Thoughts Exposure Sessions Help Them Face Their Fears And Stop Avoiding Situations That Cause Heightened Anxiety An Adaptation Chapter Addresses How To Modify The Program For Intensive 8 Day Treatment, As Well As How To Tailor The Treatment To Different Ages Each Session Includes An Optional Parent Component And An Appendix Provides Handouts For Parents The Corresponding Workbook Is Specifically Designed For Adolescent Use, With Easy To Understand Explanations And Teen Friendly Forms. Really great workbook a little on the reading heavy side for teens, but the anxiety worksheets are really good and I love the panic charts.
- 109 pages
- Riding the Wave Workbook (Treatments That Work)
- Donna B. Pincus
- 16 October 2018 Donna B. Pincus