Laurie Leventhal-Belfer

Why Do I Have To?: A Book for Children Who Find Themselves Frustrated by Everyday Rules

Laurie Leventhal-Belfer is a psychologist based in Northern California who specializes in taking a developmental approach to psychopathology across the life span. She has worked with children, adolescents, and young adults with Anxiety, Depression, Stress and Coping. She has also worked with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families for 28 years and has published 2 books with JKP previously. Laurie is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the School of Medicine, Stanford University.

This book looks at a set of everyday challenges for children at home, with their friends, and at school. The author empathizes with children's wish to do things their way, explains clearly why their way does not work, and provides a list of practical suggestions for how to cope with these challenges and avoid feelings of frustration.

Published: 2008-07-15
Binding Type: Pbk
Edition: 1st
Number of Pages: 80
ISBN: 9781843108917
Imprint: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Dimensions: 244cm x 172cm

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