Books for Children

These books have been recommended by mental health professionals.

It’s Okay to Be Different by Todd Parr

The Feel Good Book by Todd Parr

The Feelings Book by Todd Parr

Be Who You Are by Todd Parr

The Way I Feel by Janan Cain

A Feel Better Book for Little Worriers by Holly Brochmann and Leah Bowen

Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes

Your Fantastic Elastic Brain by JoAnn Deak

What if it Never Stops Raining? By Nancy Carlson

Frog’s Breathtaking Speech by Michael Chissick and Sarah Peacock

A Boy and a Bear: The Children’s Relaxation Book by Lori Little

Listen and Learn by Cheri J. Meiners

Talk and Work It Out by Cheri J. Meiners

Understand and Care by Cheri J. Meiners

When I Feel Afraid by Cheri J. Meiners

Have You Filled a Bucket Today? By Carol Mc Cloud

I Think, I Am! By Louise L. Hay

The Invisible Boy by Patrice Barton

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

What to Do When You Don’t Want to Be Apart: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Separation Anxiety by Kristen Lavallee, PHD and Silvia Schneider, Dr.

What to Do When Mistakes Make You Quake: A Kid’s Guide to Accepting Imperfection by Claire A.B. Freeland, PhD and Jacqueline B. Toner, PhD

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

A Whole Bunch of Feelings by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos and Gustavo Mazali

The Adventures of Stretch More: Pick Your Path Stories for Solving Problems Together by Trina Epstein, Psy. D. and Ross W. Greene, Ph. D.

Books for Teachers and Parents

The Whole-Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D

Connected Parenting: How to Raise a Great Kid by Jennifer Kolari, MSW, RSW

Brain-Based Parenting: The Neuroscience of Caregiving for Healthy Attachment by Daniel A. Hughes and Jonathan Baylin

No-Drama Discipline by Daniel Siegel, M.D. and Tine Payne Bryson, Ph.D

Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Manage Anger by Sam Goldstein, PhD., Robert Brooks, PhD., and Sharon K. Weiss, M.Ed.

Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success by Marshall P. Duke, Ph.D., Stephen Nowicki, Jr., Ph.D., and Elisabeth A. Martin, M.Ed.

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting by John Gottman, Ph.D.

Parenting Your Anxious Child with Mindfulness and Acceptance by Christopher McCurry, Ph.D.

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