How Anxiety & OCD Impact Tech Use

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As parents, we all struggle with our children’s tech use. It seems like most kids have their heads buried in their phone, computer or game console. 

How Anxiety & OCD Impact Tech Use

But what if it goes deeper? What if they are using technology to avoid their anxiety or OCD? What if they are using tech to do compulsions? Or what if tech is part of what is actually growing their anxiety?

In this week’s AT Parenting Survival Podcast I talk about how anxiety and OCD impact tech use and what we can do about it.

If you want a deeper dive into how to manage your child/teen’s usage, develop family contracts, and learn hacks to keep them safe, check out the awesome online course by Dr. Adam Pletter, iParenting 101: Parenting in the Digital World.


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