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OCD in Children: Can OCD be Cured?

OCD in Children: Can OCD be Cured?

Your child is tapping, washing, counting over and over again. As a parent, you want to make it stop and make it stop right away. Watching your child be mentally tortured by OCD can be excruciating. You fast forward five years, ten years from now. What will life be like for your child? Can OCD be cured? What is the long-term prognosis for OCD in children?

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Help a Child with Anxiety by Setting Up This One Simple Thing.

Help a Child with Anxiety by Setting Up This One Simple Thing.

Do you want to help a child with anxiety? Life offers them two doors. Behind door #1 is fear, avoidance and misery. Behind door #2 is fear, bravery and determination. What door does your anxious child pick? What door do you pick for them? As parents, it is hard to not be overly sympathetic to our children with anxiety. Watching them squirm and suffer through anxiety is not fun. It is understandable that for some of us, we want to help our kids avoid this suffering by avoiding the root cause of their misery. Unfortunately, if you want to help a child with anxiety – you need to do just the opposite.

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PSP 016: Fear of Pooping, Holding Poop and Toilet Phobia Issues!

PSP 016: Fear of Pooping, Holding Poop and Toilet Phobia Issues!

Many children with anxiety have issues that lead to a toilet phobia. This is not just a toddler issue! Learn the common issues and how to help!

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As a child therapist and mom to three anxious kids, I am constantly looking for products to help child anxiety. Here are my recommendations along with how they can be used.

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My name is Natasha Daniels and I am a Child Therapist and mother to three vibrant, challenging and insightful children who keep me on my toes! I have spent the last eleven years working with children and families in my private practice Hill Child Counseling. Kids are my passion – especially anxious kids. Having been an anxious kid and now raising three anxious kids of my own, I get anxiety on a very personal level. I have dedicated my practice and my writing to helping anxious kids and their families. I am the author of Anxiety Sucks! A Teen Survival Guide and How to Parent Your Anxious Toddler. I am the creator of AnxiousToddlers.com and the Psychcentral blog, Parenting Anxious Kids. My work has been featured on various sites including Huffington Post, Scary Mommy and The Mighty.