Chelsea Cantrell,Jon D. Beaumont MS LPCS

My Mom is a Big Fat Whale

DON'T BE FOOLED BY THE TITLE!!! Obviously, I do not believe this to be true about my mother. The title is actually an insinuation of the technique described in the book, clinically designated as “Reductio Absurdum.” I promise it will make sense once you get into the material.

Have you ever had an experience with bullies, or at least know someone who has? Of course you do… we all do. Fortunately, now there's a way to make it stop!

Whether you are the one being bullied, a parent with a child or adolescent being verbally abused, or someone in the helping profession working with young clients that are being bullied; this is the workbook for you! The unique methods taught are surefire ways to take the power back from bullies.

A tremendous number of people are plagued by bullies every day, and unfortunately most of these victims are young people whose age makes them vulnerable to lasting damage. Bullying has been a persistent issue throughout history, but seems to be even more prevalent than ever in today's society. Furthermore, the evolution of bullies means that the old ways of dealing with them don't work as well as they used to. This workbook is intended to equip children, adolescents, teenagers, and even young adults with a unique way to deal with verbal and cyberbullying. Due to the staggeringly high rates of occurrence, it's time to take a new approach. This workbook will teach you how.

Using the S-T-A strategy, readers will learn how simple it is to take the power back from bullies. Exercises to practice the techniques follow each explanation and will equip readers with the tools they need. If others are picking on you or making fun of you to the point that it is causing emotional pain, this is the perfect intervention!

Intended for use by or with anyone who struggles with the hurt feelings caused by the things others say, whether in person or on social media, it will benefit those who have ever experienced any of the following:

• Being bullied

• Being picked on

• Being made fun of

• Being the target of jokes

• Being laughed at

This guide is also a great tool for adults who want to assist children or adolescents who are victims of verbal or online bullying. It can be an excellent way for parents to teach their kids how to deal with bullies effectively. Therapists and Counselors could also implement the strategies used in this workbook to aid their ongoing work with young clients.

By the end of the workbook, it will be clear to readers that using the S-T-A technique is the ultimate way to TAKE THE POWER BACK FROM BULLIES.

“My Mom is a Big Fat Whale: A New Workbook for Kids & Teens to Take the Power Back from Bullies” is ideally for Ages 6 to 20, though the younger end of the range will need assistance working through it with an adult.

NOTE: The paperback version is highly recommended if you plan to use this workbook as it was intended, in which readers can write out their answers to the questions for a more insightful experience. The eBook version is a great tool for an individual that just wants to use the book for reference.

NOTE: This workbook is to be used to rid of verbal and cyber bullies. It is not intended to be a tool against physical violence. If you or someone you know is being physically threatened or physically harmed, the best thing to do is always report this person to a trusted adult.
75 printed pages


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