Does Your Child think Anxiety or OCD is Keeping Them Safe?

Often kids who are resistant to help will tell me their anxiety or OCD is keeping them “safe.” 

In this week’s Youtube video I talk about how anxiety and OCD do not keep us safe, but rather rob us of our ability to live in the moment and soak up the sun.

I have plans, just in case…

I am more cautious and it has kept me safe…

I play out scenarios so I’m prepared…

Although we all should have a healthy relationship with fear and intuition, anxiety and OCD can exploit those natural instincts and turn them on overdrive.

In this week’s Youtube video I talk about how anxiety or OCD doesn’t keep us safe, but rather robs us of living in the now. It robs us of soaking up the sun’s rays, as we focus too much on if it will rain.

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