Parenting a Child When You Have Anxiety or OCD as Well
This episode is for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace the guidance of a qualified professional.
It’s hard enough to parent a child with anxiety or OCD, but when your own mental health issues are added to the mix, it can be all-encompassing.
But it’s not all bad.
Having your own anxiety or OCD issues can help you be a better parent to a child with anxiety or OCD.
You can often empathize with your child more than others can. You know how it feels to have struggles and can relate to them in a way others may not. You might catch things earlier and get them help faster. All of this can be invaluable for your child.
In this week’s AT Parenting Survival Podcast, I invited Stacy Quick, an OCD therapist with NOCD to talk about how she parents three kids with anxiety and OCD while having OCD herself.
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