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Book details
  • SubGenre:Developmental / Child
  • Language:English
  • Pages:34
  • Paperback ISBN:9798350957136

Mental Health, What's That?

The Activity Book!

by Marcella K. Norman, MA

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This activity book is a compliment to the written text "Mental Health What's That?" it will increase children's knowledge and understanding of the world of mental health. The activity book aims at helping kids apply their understanding of mental health, the connections between their mind, body, and the world around them in their daily lives.
Helping kids understand the importance of mental health, and connections between their mind, body, and the world around them. Children, their families, teachers, mentors, and communities will explore and apply important factors about mental health while increasing their knowledge and understanding as they read along. The book includes topics such as trauma, expressing and understanding feelings, thought patterns, mental illness, coping skills, and the similarities between physical and mental health symptoms. The objective of this book is to help with application of mental health in homes, schools, and communities around the world. This book promotes social-emotional learning, psychoeducation, and mental health awareness.
About the author
Marcella Kamile Norman, MA a masters level clinical psychotherapist holds a bachelor's degree in psychology from Ashford University, an a master's degree in counseling psychology from Rosemont College in Pennsylvania. Her work began with the community health population and with those experiencing mental health challenges. Marcella worked with those dealing with substance abuse addictions in the drug and alcohol field. Marcella has an extensive background in various disciplines in the mental health field. While working for a community-based mental health program, Marcella realized that there was a great need for more African American clinician representation. She dedicates herself to working with and for the BIPOC community. Marcella currently treats children experiencing mental health disorders such as anxiety, depression, and (OCD) obsessive compulsive disorder. She has also worked with the international community providing psychoeducation through workshops, specifically in Haiti. Marcella is currently pursuing licensure and continually seeking to expand her knowledge and service in the field of mental health, both in her community and internationally.