Emily’s Story – Encountering Anxiety


A Heads Up book about a girl called Emily who experiences a anxiety when she goes swimming. Learn how she manages the anxiety and overcomes her fears.

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Emily and the Brain Besties go swimming! A Heads Up CIC story from experienced psychological therapist Carol Grimes, exploring anxiety through engaging storytelling and fun characters!

Join Emily on her day out to the swimming pool as she encounters anxiety thanks to Brain Bestie Myg’s catastrophizing, and find out how she learns to overcome her fears with the help of Evi!

Emily’s story is written and edited by Carol Grimes, a psychological therapist with over 30 years of experience in the industry. Emily’s experience is based upon real life happenings, and carefully crafted in order to develop the emotional literacy skills of children. Designed to present complex emotions in a relatable and understandable way for young people, Emily’s story is part of a trio of stand-alone storybooks, ideal for accompanying emotional literacy and education practices.

With colourful and zany illustrations from Matt Smith!

Click here to find the rest of the series!

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Weight 0.086 kg