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