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  • Anxiety Resources from RGS Counselor

    Posted by Heather Johnston on 9/14/2021

    It has been such a wonderful few weeks getting to know your students. I know how hard transitions can be on families. Knowing that we are all dealing with different struggles in our lives. Anxiety is high for many of our students. I hope that this article gives you some tools when dealing with your children at home. Please reach out to me if you have any questions or concerns.


    Heather Johnston


    Riverdale School Counselor

    (503)262-4843 ext. 3213


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    Anxiety Books for Children

    A Little Spot of Anxiety by Diane Alber watch

    Wilma Jean and the Worry Machine by Julia Cook watch

    The Don’t Worry Book by Todd Parr watch

    Wemberly Worried by Kevin Henkes watch

    Don’t Feed the Worrybug by Andi Green watch

    What to do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner watch

    Is a Worry Worrying You by Ferida Wolff watch

    Hey Warrior by Karen Young watch

    The Worry Glasses by Donalisa Helsley (fast forward video to 2:05) watch

    Ruby Finds a Worry by Tom Percival watch

    Jack’s Worry by Sam Zuppardi watch

    When Worry Takes Hold by Liz Haske watch

    The Worry Box by Suzanne Chiew watch

    I Have a Worry by Tanya Balcke watch

    David and the Worry Beast by Anne Marie Guanci watch

    What to do When You Worry Too Much by Dawn Huebner watch

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