Once I Was Very Very Scared


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Piplo Productions
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8.3 X 8.3 X 0.3 inches | 0.4 pounds

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About the Author

Chandra combines her love of story and cute creatures with her training in clinical psychology. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Southern California in 1999 and completed pre and postdoctoral fellowships at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is currently the Associate Director of the Child Trauma Research Program at UCSF and the Director of Dissemination for Child-Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). She has co-authored over 20 publications related to trauma and diversity-informed practice and has over 10 years of experience conducting trainings nationally and internationally. As a first generation East Indian/Japanese American who is fluent in Spanish and past co-Chair of the Culture Consortium of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, she is committed to examining how culture and context affect perception and mental health systems. She also has a lifetime mission to bake 1000 pies and a pie in all 50 states.​
En tant qu'enfant, Erich s'est toujours intéressé aux dessins animés et à la conception de personnages. Dans sa carrière professionnelle, il a créé des effets visuels pour de nombreux films comme Rango, Harry Potter, The Avengers, Star Wars et bien d'autres. Il est également chanteur, auteur-compositeur, producteur de musique et membre fondateur du groupe local District 8 de San Francisco.


"This wonderful book is unique in its sensitive portrayal of how we respond to fear and how supportive relationships can help. Children of all ages will relate to the beautiful words and expressive pictures. The compelling story offers children and the adults that care for them the perfect medium to explore the universal feeling of being afraid and the gift of creating safety together." Alicia F. Lieberman, Ph.D., Irving B. Harris Endowed Chair of Infant Mental Health, Professor, UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Author: Emotional Life of the Toddler, Don't Hit My Mommy, Psychotherapy with Infants and Young Children​

"This beautifully illustrated book will undoubtedly help children to find the presence of mind necessary to put their feelings into language, and to help them by-pass the universal experience of hurt kids: to blame themselves and to carry the scars inside. A wonderful tool to help hurt kids heal!" Bessel van der Kolk, MD, Medical Director Trauma Center at JRI, Professor of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine. New York Time Best Seller: The Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain, and Body in the Healing of Trauma