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The Day My Daddy Lost His Temper: Empowering Kids That Have Witnessed Domestic Violence

The Empowering Kids Series is a collection of empathically reflective stories told from the perspective of young children. These books are meant to be used by parents and mental health providers to facilitate the child’s verbalization of their feelings and experiences, thereby advancing the healing process and are aimed at validating the readers’ experiences and feelings, thereby reducing feelings of shame and isolation.

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The Day My Daddy Lost His Temper is a story about Laura, a little girl who witnesses domestic violence. The book is aimed at mirroring the reader’s experiences and provoking increased acceptance and verbalizations of their own feelings and experiences. The book is part of the Empowering Kids Series and meant to be used by parents and mental health providers to facilitate the reader’s healing process and thereby validate their experiences and feelings to reduce feelings of shame and isolation.

Dr. McCleary is a psychologist specializing in clinical work with children, adolescents, and adults in Northern Virginia. Her current clinical interests include mindful-parenting of children with behavioral difficulties, mindfulness-based practices for the enrichment of emotional health and well-being, and psychological testing and evaluation.

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Audience

Elementary

Format

Book

Language

English

Topic

Domestic Violence