Learning How to Find the Core Fear Behind Your Child’s Anxiety or OCD

Your child is refusing to go to school, but you don’t know why. Your child is up all night in a perpetual state of panic, but nothing seems to calm them down. Your child is tapping things and turning the light switch on and off three times, but you have no idea why. Knowing your child has anxiety or OCD is different from knowing what is behind your child’s anxiety or OCD.

Without fully understanding the core fear behind your child’s anxiety or OCD, you’ll never be able to fully help them. Let me teach you how to discover the core fear behind all the behavior.


Many parents can say with certainty, “Yes, my child is afraid to go to school. Yes, my child is afraid to sleep. Yes, my child has rituals they have to do.” But many of us don’t fully understand the core fear behind these behaviors.


Let me explain how to go down the rabbit hole and why it is so important that you do…

 


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4 responses to “PSP 51: Learning How to Find the Core Fear Behind Your Child’s Anxiety or OCD”

  1. Kortney Little says:

    Thank you for doing this, I can’t find enough words to express the gratitude! I live in UT and there seems to be like you say a shortage in OCD resources, I have a child therapist but I am not sure of the connections yet to his OCD expertise. I never even thought of a CORE fear that seems to be the underlying of ALL episodes, once my son saw this common factor it has made battling this beast “O” so much more feasible! I wait every week for your Pod Casts, and evolving him in your You tube channel just for kids makes him feel he is not alone! You have brought a little peace to the scary! THANK YOU! ~

    • Natasha Daniels says:

      You are so welcome Kortney! I’m glad I can help ❤️. I know there is a lack of resources for parents, so I try to do what I can.

  2. Phil Sherry says:

    Thanks so much Natasha for all your podcasts and YouTube videos for kids and parents about OCD and how to help. My 10 year old boy is struggling and I finally feel that I can support him using your advice. I don’t feel so alone and helpless and hopefully, with the help of your course for parents I will be able to help him further. Huge gratitude from the UK!

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