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NEW STUDY: How to Eliminate Hyperactivity, Anxiety, Aggression and Impulsiveness!

-Without Drugs-



Do you have a child or teen with behavioral or emotional problems that are out-of-control? These problems often take the form of ADHD, hyperactivity, anxiety, aggression, frustration, impulsiveness and problems paying attention.

Unfortunately, they tend to change little with counseling or talk therapy. Parents struggle and doctors want to prescribe medication.

Big Problem: Medication has too many side effects and counseling is often ineffective. What is a parent to do?

The exciting news is that there are proven, self-help programs now available that you can implement yourself. They are self-paced, easy to understand, controlled exclusively by you and are used in the privacy of your own home!

And, importantly, they are 100% guaranteed! For example, a university study with traumatized children of Katrina used one of these non-drug programs and produced a dramatic decrease in the symptoms of hyperactivity, agitation, aggressiveness, frustration and impulsiveness. These results were so good that they were even presented at the American Psychological Association convention in August, 2006 and in June, 2007.

They were also published in the Journal of International Imagery at the Texas State Counselors' conference in Galveston, Texas, April 14,2008.

You may be frustrated because your kid's behavior has not improved, even with treatment, but helping your child to self regulate is really the first step to his recovery from stress and trauma. For this reason, imagery, visualization, behavior modification and other right brain therapies are excellent practice for these children and teens.

And these are the very techniques that are central to the success of the new self-therapy kit (STK) self-help programs. The successful ones are evidenced based and have helped hundreds of young people increase positive feelings and improved behavior.

Emotional change must take place in the right hemisphere and since talk therapy is left-brain, it will do little to help your child make necessary changes in his behavior. The imagery, relaxation and music highlighted in these STKs first calms your kid's nervous system; then behavioral changes become possible.

Many of these remarkable programs use short stories that emphasize problem solving and making better choices together with imagery, calming positive self talk and music. Lack of good decision making skills is the reason that kids experience out-of-control frustration, anxiety and temper tantrums.

STKs come in a variety of formats, including audio, video, CD and DVD. The best programs include CDs and downloads and use relaxation and guided imagery to reduce your child's negative thinking, anxiety, impulsiveness and ADHD-type behavior.

These self-help tools are ideal for use at home. Remember, the brain dys-regulation in your child or teen can be caused by any number of things, including the fast pace of life, family conflict and excessive stress.

Most STKs work quickly: Within three months, they can jump-start your kid's ability to manage frustrations. And they are drug-free.

They teach new emotional responses to stressful situations and, consequently, are powerful ways to eliminate the anxiety your kid feels. Many positive changes appear after an STK is used for just twelve weeks.

Consumer FAQs:

Q: Should I use a self-therapy kit (STK) before consulting a therapist?

A: I think its best to start your own treatment first-with the kit. After all, after successfully completing his self-therapy, he may not need counseling or medication.

Q: What if I want to consult a counselor anyway? Can I use the kit as well?

A: Using an STK while engaging in treatment will likely boost both the speed and quality of your child's recovery several times over!

Q: Where do I find self-therapy kits (STKs)?

A: Look on the internet. Search for "teenage self-help" "behavior self-improvement," "behavior management for kids," "anxiety, ADHD self-help." Be sure to study the brochures and make sure the content is easy to understand.

Remember these tools are drug-free; their amazing changes are produced using just relaxation, guided imagery, soothing audio, behavioral rehearsal and positive self-talk. These STKs have been used by counselors, therapists and hospitals for years, but parents are just becoming aware of them.

Many parents are also reporting that some of them are very helpful for Asperger's kids. You may be divorced and that can be an important stressor for kids.

However, the behavioral turmoil that results can be dramatically reduced by using an STK. Use one of these cutting-edge self-help treatments from the privacy of your own home and prepare yourself to be amazed!

Start now before it's too late! And remember, they are convenient, self-paced and 100% guaranteed!

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