The LifeSkills program is an audio taped learning process designed for the anxious young person, aged 6 to 15. LifeSkills can be used by a professional therapist or can be used in the home or classroom, monitored by a parent, teacher or youth worker.
- Two Relaxation Tapes
- The other 10 Cassette’s or CD’s, one for each session
- The SkillbuilderT workbook.
Each Session is Focused on a Specific Area:
- Session 1: Relaxation – The systematic method of teaching oneself the opposite of anxiety.
- Session 2: Stress -The norm for young people in our society who have a perceived lack of control over events in their lives.
- Session 3: Body Sensations & Emotions – The anxious child lacks an understanding of the connection between the mind and the body and therefore experience fear of the body’s response to anxiety.
- Session 4: Worry – Teaches children and adolecents that worry is a learned habit of thought and behavior that generates and sustains anxiety.
- Session 5: Self Esteem – The personality characteristics common to anxious children often reduce self-esteem.
- Session 6: Self-Talk – An important new approach to changing ones feelings.
- Session 7: Positive Movie Making – The skills of imagery desensitization is one that integrates relaxation and self-talk with visual cues.
- Session 8: Anger – A universal human emotion that, properly handled, can be productive
- Session 9: Assertive Living – A skill to change the young person’s assumptions about power and self-worth relative to other individuals.
- Session 10: Living Fearlessly – To become free of anxiety, worry, anticipation and distress, one must take risks in new situation using carefully applied techniques.
Help is Here!
A simple telephone call to CHAANGE Headquarters (619) 224-2216 can place in your hands the tool you can use that will prevent your child from living years in the shadow of a debilitating severe anxiety disorder. It is relatively inexpensive and easy to use.