Posts in Anxiety
Anxiety in Teens and Tweens: Is My Child Anxious? What Next?

Anxiety. It’s something we all feel. In fact, it’s normal to feel anxious.  It’s our body’s way of letting us know that something is unsafe or harmful. It’s our body’s way of revving up our energy supply so that we can run or hide or think quickly on our feet.  But what happens when that anxiety is something that you feel often, like every day? And it can sometimes, or all the time, get in the way of what you or your children want to do? Then, it’s a problem.

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How to Help Your Teen Cope with their Anxiety

It can be hard to watch your son or daughter struggle with anxiety. Dr. Kathleen Hart, a licensed psychologist who works with children, teens and young adults who struggle with anxiety and eating disorders, shares her thoughts on how parents can help their teens cope with anxiety.

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6 Tips to Ease Anxiety in Your Teen Caused by Tragedies in the Media

In the wake of the recent school shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, it’s hard to know when or how to approach the topic with your teen. This is one of those conversations that we wish we didn’t have to have with our children, but unfortunately, for tweens and teens, it’s not something we can sweep under the rug. Get advice from experts on how to ease your teen's anxiety.

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