How to Help Anxious Kids Help Themselves

It is hard to watch our anxious kids suffer. It is hard to stomach their pain. It is very tempting to swoop in and protect them. To soften their fall. To protect them from feeling discomfort. But that is robbing them of the opportunity to build their skills. I find that the best way to help anxious kids is to teach them how to help themselves.

The best way to help anxious kids long-term is to teach them how to help themselves. In this episode I outline exactly where to start to develop that foundation.

Easy to say, right? But how does one do that?

In this week’s AT Parenting Survival podcast, I outline some of the ways parents can start to empower their kids to help themselves.

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Learn the Steps to Help Your Child Crush Their Own Anxiety:

Parents are in a great position to empower their kids to help themselves. Only, most parents don’t know where to begin. Even if your child is in therapy, parents have a pivotal role in helping their child’s anxiety.

In my on demand, online class, How to Help Kids Crush Anxiety, I walk you through the steps I teach to kids in my own therapy practice. I walk you through exactly how to approach your child and what exercises and challenges you can do at home to build their skills.

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