Articles by: Amanda Fierstein

What to do When a Child Experiences Anxiety

What to Do (and Not Do) When Children Are Anxious How to respect feelings without empowering fears Written by 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 a child’s fears, try to protect her from them. Here are pointers for helping children escape the cycle of anxiety. […]

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