Helping Kids with Fears of Animals & Insects with Dawn Huebner

This episode is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.

Many kids have fears of animals and insects, but for some it can dominate their lives. They might worry about seeing the feared animal or insect. They might go out of their way to avoid an encounter. It might be an all consuming fear that impacts the things they love and enjoy.

How to Help a Child Who is Scared of Animals or Bugs

In this week’s AT Parenting Survival Podcast,I invited author and psychologist, Dawn Huebner to help us learn how to help our kids with these fears.

 

Dawn Huebner is the author of the popular books, What to Do When Your Brain Gets Stuck and What to Do When You Worry too Much. Check out her new mini books on mighty fears that include Facing Mighty Fears About Animals.

 

Other mentioned resource:

How to Not Accommodate Your Child’s Anxiety or OCD with Eli Lebowitz

 
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