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Great Expectations is a game to help children manage expectations of self and others, to consider self-talk and the emotional impact of it, and to set expectations based on past results.  This game also addresses ambiguous grief, such as the loss of a friend or the impact of a lost relationship. 


Topics include:

  • Enjoying the Journey
  • Magic Wand
  • Worth the Wait
  • Jumping to Conclusions
  • Unrealistic Expectations
  • Severed Dreams
  • Poisonous Thoughts
  • High Hopes, Low Expectations


There are many aspects of expectations, from embracing their current phase in life and living in the here and now, to learning to accept disappointment.  This game would be helpful for helping children process the frustrations of having family members come and go from their life. This game could be used in group, individual, or family sessions.


Contents include:

1 game board

1 cover sheet with instructions

4 sheets of cards (12 cards per sheet)

1 die

6 pawns

Printed on cardstock and packaged in a reclosable bag.


This game is also available as a PDF download and for telehealth.

Great Expectations: A CBT Game - Hard Copy

SKU: 7426924958204
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