Resources for Children and Adolescents

Video Resources

Childhood Anxiety: Practical Tips provides insights and strategies on how to help children struggling with anxiety.

Web Resources

Anxiety Canada is a very comprehensive website with an extensive youth section.  Also find many self-help worksheet and information on their Resource page.

Reading Resources

  • Helping Your Anxious Child by Ronald M. Rapee, Susan H. Spence, Vanessa Cobham, and Ann Wignall
  • The Shyness & Social Anxiety Workbook for Teens by Jennifer Shannon
  • Freeing Your Child From Anxiety by T. Chansky
  • What to do When You Worry Too Much: A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner
  • When My Worries Get Too Big by Kari Dunn Buron
  • Anxiety and the Gift of Imagination by Robin Alter
  • Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents by Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons
  • Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide For Teens and Kids by Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons

From Australia - available at Prairie Sky Books, Winnipeg
  • The Secret Problem (OCD) by Weaver & Phillips
  • The Panic Book (Panic Disorder) by Weaver & Phillips
  • The School Wobblies (School Anxiety) by Weaver & Phillips
  • Full of Beans (ADD) by Weaver & Phillips
  • Too Blue (Depression) by Weaver & Phillips


Counselling Resources

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority - Central Intake for Children and Adolescents

Tel: 204-958-9660

  •  Referrals for anxiety treatment at Manitoba Adolescent Treatmeant Centre or Health Sciences Centre.
  • There is no fee for this service

Manitoba Psychological Society

Tel: 204-488-7398

  • Private Practice Psychologists - under Find a Psychologists - categories: Children + Anxiety Disorders.
  • Fees will vary