Overview

Therapy can be intimidating for anyone, and even more so for children. Someone To Talk To is a straightforward and interactive guide to help children through the therapy process. It is an invaluable therapy accompaniment that covers what to expect, how to prepare, and tips for wrapping up.

The pages are full of helpful activities to use before, after, and in conjunction with therapy, as well as useful everyday tools and coping strategies.

Also included are separate introductions for parents and caregivers and for children, with more information about therapy, and how and why to use this book and its activities.

Authors Paola Conte, PhD, Cheryl Sterling, PhD, and Larissa Labay, PsyD, are pediatric psychologists in private practice who specialize in providing cognitive–behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and adults.

About the Authors

Paola Conte, PhD, Cheryl Sterling, PhD, and Larissa Labay, PsyD are pediatric psychologists in private practice who specialize in providing cognitive–behavioral therapy to children, adolescents, and adults. They received their training in pediatric psychology at the University of Miami, Brown Medical School and Harvard University, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, respectively.

Drs. Labay and Sterling are on staff at a major medical center in Northern New Jersey; Dr. Conte practices in Long Island, NY.

About the Illustrator

Claire Keay lives in the South of England, where she works from her small studio at home illustrating children's books and greeting cards, as well as designing her own range of digital craft products.

Reviews & Awards

Someone To Talk To is a nonthreatening, inviting, interactive self-guiding manual to assist kids in getting the most from their cognitive behavioral therapy experience.
Midwest Book Review