The Three R’s of Anxiety Management By Sushi Frausto, M.A. Occasionally a child’s fear gets so big it’s difficult to manage in the moment. This can be tough for the child and parents. When this happens, the child may experience tummy aches, a racing heartbeat, headaches, intrusive thoughts, hyperventilation, dizziness or other debilitating symptoms
How to Support an Anxious Child By Sushi Frausto, M.A. We all feel anxious sometimes. It is normal and can be a helpful part of life. But, for some kids, anxiety grows to a point where it is no longer helpful. Their anxiety takes over and keeps them from experiencing a fulfilling and enjoyable childhood.
I remember as a kid attending my first Halloween slumber party. We stayed up most of the night, trying to outdo each other with stories that sent shivers down our spines — tales of some brave soul venturing into the moonless night to face the dragon or to seek lost treasure in a haunted house.
An important wish for most children and teens is good friendships. Belonging, being part of a trustworthy group, having fun. Yet, their conversations frequently turn to friendship challenges. “There’s this really mean kid at school!” “Someone was gossiping today at lunch–about me! Yikes!” “I really blew it. Didn’t invite one of my good friends to
HELPING KIDS TO CONFIDENTLY RIDE THE WAVES OF BIG FEELINGS By Jessica Fisher, Psy.D. Post-Doctoral Fellow / Dialectical Behavior Therapy Specialty Supervised by Vicki Chiang, Psy.D, PSY21136 How do I know if my child could use support? Some kids are born into the world with big feelings! This is both a gift and
Helping Kids with Anticipatory Anxiety featuring Dr. Melissa Johnson: https://youtu.be/EhyooQne7QE
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How to Cope with Being the Target of Mean Girl Behavior with Dr. Melissa Johnson: https://www.kidsinthehouse.com/video/embed/5673 For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com
How to Help Girls be More Assertive with Dr. Melissa Johnson: https://www.kidsinthehouse.com/video/embed/5733 For more information on elementary education visit KidsInTheHouse.com
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