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Downloaded from on 5 December 2019 Imagine this. You’re travelling along the freeway when your brakes feel as though they might fail. They’re working, but something feels off. This has never happened before. You drive the car to the closest mechanic. After a thorough inspection of the car, you’re […]

Anxiety in Children: A Metaphor to Put You In Their ...

Downloaded from on 5 November 2019 Author: Renee Jain Icebergs are deceiving because what you see on the surface is usually only a small fraction of what lies below. Observing the behavior of an anxious child is sometimes like looking at the tip of an iceberg: underlying the anxious […]

8 Ways A Child’s Anxiety Shows Up as Something Else

Copied from on 7 March 2019 How to respect feelings without empowering fears Clark Goldstein, PhD When children are chronically anxious, even the most well-meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child to suffer, actually exacerbate the youngster’s anxiety. It happens when parents, anticipating […]

What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious