The Worry Hill Master Set (Second Edition)
Dr. Wagner shares her pearls of wisdom developed after decades of working with children and their families, and her unique approach founded on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This set won't collect dust on your bookshelf; its timeless wisdom keeps it relevant and maintains its status as a standard resource for use in daily practice.
The Worry Hill Master Set is an integrated set of resources designed to be used by therapists and other mental health professionals in working with children and their parents or caregivers. It also includes resources for therapists themselves. The language, metaphors, and ideas are common across these resources, so that child, parent or caregiver, and therapist can approach treatment on the same page right from the very beginning.
Includes the following:
- Award-winning and ABCT-recommended Up and Down the Worry Hill
- ABCT-recommended What to do when your Child has OCD
- Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents: Professional's Kit
- Feeling Thermometers(4)
- Worry Hill Memory Cards (4)
Attractively priced to encourage the purchase of the "Master Set" versus individual components.
Aureen Pinto Wagner, Ph.D. is a clinical child psychologist, expert in the treatment of anxiety, and international speaker. She specializes in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and has developed the child-friendly Worry Hill® approach to making CBT accessible to youngsters. Dr. Wagner served as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. She is also a member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation and a member of its Pediatric Subcommittee.
Dr. Wagner established The Anxiety Wellness Center in 2002 to provide effective treatment for children, teens and adults with anxiety. Prior to relocation to North Carolina in 2010, Dr. Wagner was Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry since 2003, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry since 1991. In 2007, she was voted Outstanding Psychologist of the Year by the Genesee Valley Psychological Association, Rochester, NY.
In 2011, Dr. Wagner was awarded the Self-Help Book Recommendation for providing the highest level of evidence-based best practices, from the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, for all her self-help books: Worried No More: Help and Hope for Anxious Children, Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children's Book about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and What to do when your Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions. The latter two books, along with her highly-acclaimed resource for professionals, Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents: Professional's Kit, comprise the only integrated set of resources for children with OCD, their parents, and their therapists. Dr. Wagner has also developed a suite of resources for professionals who work with anxious youth, including Worried No More: Teaching Tools and Forms on CD, and CD’s of her live workshops for parents and school professionals.
Dr. Wagner is a sought-after international speaker who presents workshops for parents, school professionals and clinicians. She offers videoconferencing consultation and workshops for professionals. Dr. Wagner received her education at St. Agnes College, the University of Iowa, Yale University Child Study Center and Brown University.