My Big Fat Secret How Jenna Takes Control of Her Emotions and Eating by Lynn R. Schechter

My Big Fat Secret How Jenna Takes Control of Her Emotions and Eating

Written by Lynn R. Schechter
Illustrated by Jason Chin


My Big Fat Secret How Jenna Takes Control of Her Emotions and Eating by Lynn R. Schechter

The book is written in a journal format that helps readers relate to the struggles and feelings of the main character. It provides information about different strategies that young people can use to cope with their feelings and stress instead of emotional eating; deals with the real-life issues that overweight children face (their inner struggles as well as difficulties with peers and others); and, includes tips for parents and professionals. The book is written by a practicing school counselor who could not find a suitable book for her clients.

About the Author

Lynn R. Schechter, PhD, is a school psychologist who has been counseling children for 12 years. Many of her clients have been or are overweight. She wrote this book for girls like her clients.

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Book Info


64 pages


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Magination Press, (American Psychological Association) an imprint of American Psychological Association

Publication date

15th October 2009



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