What do you tell your child when one morning its beloved hamster is lying dead in its cage? How to insist on saying a long-overdue farewell to the dummy? What to do if your toddler starts hitting the baby? How to handle failing in maths or deal with blackmail in the playground?
The Pocket Child Therapist offers parents instant guidance and first aid when their children are suffering emotional distress, serious or relatively minor. Drawing on 33 case studies covering infancy, school years and adolescence the author provides an authoritative source of advice to which one can turn in times of crisis. A practical and encouraging guide, which contains simple but effective approaches to solving a range of problems.