Helping Kids Cope with Bad Thoughts

Having “bad thoughts” is the hallmark of both anxiety and OCD. I often get asked questions like, “How do I get rid of bad thoughts” and “How can I make bad thoughts go away?” Those aren’t the right questions to be asking. It isn’t the bad thoughts that are the issue, it is how we respond to those bad thoughts that is at the heart of the matter.

In this week’s youtube video I talk to kids about how to get relief from bad thoughts. It’s often not how people think.

In this week’s Youtube video, I talk to kids and teens about how to view these bad thoughts in a way that takes all the power away.

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If you want some guidance on how to help your child with OCD, my free webinar, 5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know About Child OCD, outlines the most important things you should know. The things I would tell my closest friend or a family visiting my practice for the first time. 

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