Wishing Wellness: A Workbook for Children of Parents with Mental Illness
This workbook for children who have a parent with a serious mental health condition or disorder helps them to gradually process their thoughts, feelings and experiences of it, while learning more about their parent’s illness. Innovative, fun exercises are included to teach self-coping, confidence, self-esteem, stress management and play skills. It is also an excellent therapeutic tool for professionals. It covers topics such as how the brain works, causes, symptoms and treatment of mental illness, how families can help, how to manage strong feelings, coping with stigma and ways to build a circle of support.