Guided Meditation Recordings
Nothing about your child’s illness is easy, but one of the hardest things for parents and caregivers may be watching their child struggle with pain, stress, and anxiety. Relaxation techniques can help calm a child's physical symptoms, and also help him or her regain a sense of control and confidence over a situation, helping everyone find moments of peace during the day. Please enjoy the guided meditation recordings below.
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- Color Wash
- Elevator Guided Imagery
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation with Imagery
- Special Place
Feindler, E., & Ecton, R. (1986). Adolescent anger control: Cognitive-behavioral techniques. Elmsford, NY: Pergamon Press.
Koeppen, A.S. (1974). Relaxation training for children. Elementary School Guidance and Counseling, 9, 14-21.
Powers, S., & Spirito, A. (1998). Relaxation training. In: Noshpitz, J. D. (Ed.), Handbook of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol 6: Basic Psychiatric Science and Treatment. New York: Wiley.