Helping Kids with OCD Handle Over Wiping After Going to the Bathroom

Helping Kids with OCD Handle Over Wiping After Going to the Bathroom

There is a common OCD problem that no one likes to talk about – over wiping.

OCD loves to make our kids doubt. Doubt their safety, doubt their cleanliness and doubt their completenessdoubt their completeness.

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PSP 114: Supporting Dads Raising Anxious Kids with Larry Hagner

PSP 114: Supporting Dads Raising Anxious Kids with Larry Hagner

No one thinks they are going to be raising anxious kids. We all have our vision of what parenting will be. It usually does not involve a child with panic, fear and dread.

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Teach Kids that Focusing on the Moment Can Reduce Anxiety

Teach Kids that Focusing on the Moment Can Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety loves to live in the past and in the future. Teaching kids how to live in the moment can help reduce anxiety.

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PSP 113: Dealing with Your Own Anxiety Can Help You Become a Better Parent

PSP 113: Dealing with Your Own Anxiety Can Help You Become a Better Parent

I didn’t know the level of my anxiety until I brought little people into my world. It seemed like my anxiety just couldn’t hide under the weight of parental stress. That happens to many of us. We strive to become a better parent and we begin to realize that it is actually our own anxiety that is holding us back.

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Teaching Kids their Attitude Towards Life with Anxiety or OCD Matters!

Teaching Kids their Attitude Towards Life with Anxiety or OCD Matters!

I can’t do this. This sucks! I’m going to have the WORST day ever. I’ll never beat this! Life with anxiety or OCD can conjure up all sorts of negative thoughts like that. And who is to blame a child for having those feelings. Anxiety or OCD is overwhelming.

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PSP 112: Helping Your Sensitive Child Handle Mean People

PSP 112: Helping Your Sensitive Child Handle Mean People

Do you have a sensitive child who wilts at the mere mention of mean people. This week I am talking about how to help our sensitive kids in a world that isn’t always as kind as them.

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PSP 111: Want Your Kids to Talk to You? Why Your Reaction Matters.

PSP 111: Want Your Kids to Talk to You? Why Your Reaction Matters.

He just won’t talk to me!” I often hear. Or “I try to ask her questions, but she just gives me one word responses.” So how do you get your kids to talk to you?

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PSP 110: Helping a Child with Anxiety and ADHD with Angela Pruess

PSP 110: Helping a Child with Anxiety and ADHD with Angela Pruess

Having a child with anxiety can be rough, but having a child with anxiety and ADHD can be complete parental overload!

Both anxiety and ADHD have their own challenges – and together they can be a force to be reckoned with.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 115 Kids Edition: When Anxiety Impacts Your Social Skills

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 115 Kids Edition: When Anxiety Impacts Your Social Skills

Anxiety can wreak havoc over so many aspects of our children’s life. One area that sometimes gets overlooked is how anxiety impacts our children’s social skills.

Anxiety makes kids over analyze and doubt everything – including their social interactions!

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PSP 108: What is Momo and How Much Should I Worry About Online Safety?

PSP 108: What is Momo and How Much Should I Worry About Online Safety?

Don’t feel alone raising a child with anxiety or OCD. Tell me your biggest struggle and I will give you a video tip and resource guide based on your particular needs. YES! PLEASE HELP What is Momo and How Much Should I Worry About Online Safety? It seems like where ever you look, there are new threats and warning about the dangers that lurk in […]

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 113 Kids Edition: When Kids Focus on Problems, They Get More Problems.

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 113 Kids Edition: When Kids Focus on Problems, They Get More Problems.

Don’t feel alone raising a child with anxiety or OCD. Tell me your biggest struggle and I will give you a video tip and resource guide based on your particular needs. YES! PLEASE HELP When Kids Focus on Problems, They Get More Problems. When we eat, live and breathe our problems, our problems eat, live and breathe us! It is important for kids to work […]

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PSP 107: The Ugly Feelings Most of Us Secretly Experience as Parents

PSP 107: The Ugly Feelings Most of Us Secretly Experience as Parents

I am not sure when we, collectively as a society, decided that parents aren’t allowed to have ugly feelings.

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 112 Kids Edition: Does Your Child Get Stuck Comparing Themselves to Everyone Else?

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 112 Kids Edition: Does Your Child Get Stuck Comparing Themselves to Everyone Else?

Don’t feel alone raising a child with anxiety or OCD. Tell me your biggest struggle and I will give you a video tip and resource guide based on your particular needs. YES! PLEASE HELP Does Your Child Get Stuck Comparing Themselves to Everyone Else? Do you hear your kids saying things like, “I am not as good as him!” Or “Well, she’s better than me.” […]

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Ask the Child Therapist Episode 112 Kids Edition: Helping Kids Develop Self-Love

Ask the Child Therapist Episode 112 Kids Edition: Helping Kids Develop Self-Love

Don’t feel alone raising a child with anxiety or OCD. Tell me your biggest struggle and I will give you a video tip and resource guide based on your particular needs. YES! PLEASE HELP Helping Kids Develop Self-Love Why is it so easy for us to beat ourselves up, but so hard for us to build ourselves up? Why do kids stumble and stammer when […]

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PSP 105: How to Help Kids with Sensory Issues with Cameron Kleimo

PSP 105: How to Help Kids with Sensory Issues with Cameron Kleimo

It is not a coincidence that many kids with anxiety and OCD have sensory issues as well. Sensory struggles often go hand in hand with anxiety and OCD. Many of us have kids who can’t stand tags, have tantrums over socks and go running in the opposite direction to loud noises.

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