Impact of COVID-19 on Children’s Mental Health

Richmond Hill Psychology Centre:; 905-771-7000


Websites For Parents and Children:


Books For Parents and Children on Emotional Intelligence and Regulation of Intense Feelings:

  • “Helping Your Anxious Child- A step-by-Step Guide for parents”; by Sue Spence, Vanessa Cobham, Ann Wignall, Ronald Rapee.
  • “Feeling Great: Relaxation and Life Skills Activities for Children and Youth”. Terry Orlick & Nadeane McCaffrey
  • “Keys to Parenting Your Anxious Child” by Katharina Manassis
  • “SOS help for Emotions: managing Anxiety, Anger and Depression” by Lynn Clark
  • “Emotionally Intelligent Parenting” by John Gottman


The following books are for younger children to cope with intense feelings:

  • How are you feeling today? (by Molly Potter)
  • Feelings (by Libby Walden)
  • In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek
  • The Color Monster by Anna Llenas
  • Today I Feel Silly: And Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis and Laura Cornell