Children’s Anxiety at Bedtime: How to Ease Sleep Anxiety

Children’s Anxiety at Bedtime There are many parents who describe they find their children have anxiety at bedtime. Your child may be having concerns or anxiety related to problems at school such as social issues or social anxiety, problems within the household or family, or a number of other different...

Does my Toddler Have Anxiety?

Recognizing Anxiety in Toddlers - How to know, if your Toddler Has Anxiety? In the very youngest of children, identifying and diagnosing mental health issues is difficult. Toddlers are developing and growing incredibly quickly at this stage of life and many things can affect their moods, emotions, and thinking. Worries...

Does My Child Have Social Anxiety?

How to Tell if Your Child has Social Anxiety Social anxiety is something that child psychiatrists see and evaluate for often. Social anxiety goes beyond the typical shyness seen in many children. Being around other children and adults brings extreme nervousness and negative feelings to a child who has anxiety...

Anxiety symptoms in children

There are Many Anxiety symptoms in children All children get anxious.  Typical childhood anxiety is called "normative anxiety" and may consist of nervousness with the upcoming school year, going on an airplane for the first time or learning to ride a bike.  Pathological anxiety is severe and persistent anxiety that...

How to Help Kids with Anxiety

Ways to Help you Child with Anxiety Children Can Have Anxiety Many adults incorrectly think that children cannot possibly have trouble with anxiety or worry, as a child’s life is often viewed as being free from common stressors like financial troubles or job security. However, many types of anxiety that...

10 Books for Kids with Anxiety

I am frequently asked by parents for book recommendations for their children struggling with anxiety. There are many great Books for Kids with Anxiety out there, here are a few**: What to Do when You Worry too Much. This is a children’s guide to dealing with their anxiety and is...

What Causes Depression in Children and Teens?

Causes of Depression in Kids and Teenagers More than ever, depression in children and teens is a cause for concern due to increased prevalence rates in recent years. Depression rates of children between the ages of 12 and 18 rose from 16% in 2010 to 21.5% in 2015. A startling...

How to Treat Anxiety

How Do Professionals Treat Anxiety? Psychotherapy and medications are the two principal ways to treat anxiety.  Moderate to severe anxiety is typically best treated with both medication and therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy, also called CBT).  Let's discuss two main treatment options: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for Anxiety Medications for Anxiety...

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