Max Nass, LMHC
- For ages 6 and up.
Using two internal dialog techniques, this deck of cards can help children stop anger in its tracks. By simply playing cards, they learn to envision a stop sign whenever their anger is triggered, and to replace their own anger with more positive responses.
The deck includes 37 pairs of cards. Each pair includes a “situation” card and a corresponding “response” card. As youngsters react to hypothetical situations that might normally trigger anger, they see a big, red STOP sign on each response card–a cue to stop the angry thought and come up with a better alternative.
Stop That Angry Thought can be used to play either of two familiar card games: Concentration or Fish. For 2-4 players