Can You Tell the Difference Between Kids Getting Scared and Anxiety?

Can You Tell the Difference Between Kids Getting Scared and Anxiety?

What’s the difference between kids getting scared and true anxiety? Your son gets nervous before his doctor’s appointment. Your daughter worries the night before an exam. Do they have anxiety or are they just kids getting scared? How can you tell the difference?   Parents often ask me that question in my practice. What is the difference between worries and anxiety? Not much. They feel […]

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Child Therapist’s List of Best Kid’s Books for Worries

Child Therapist’s List of Best Kid’s Books for Worries

Maybe your child is afraid of the dark. Afraid of the potty. Afraid to make friends. You try to talk to them, but the conversation isn’t going far. You are not alone.   Children don’t always like to talk about their worries. So how are you supposed to help. The answer – read them books on worries – and lots of them. Even the most tight […]

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