School Anxiety and School Refusal

Why Teasing Can be Good for Your Anxious Children

April 28, 2017

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When done right, teasing can have a number of beneficial effects for anxious children. Keep reading to find out how to do it right.
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Separation Anxiety: What’s Normal and What’s a Problem?

May 26, 2015

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Separation anxiety is part of growing up, although it can also become something your child does not outgrow. Learn more about the disorder.
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Why Your Anxious Child May Think School’s a Drag

October 31, 2014

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Remember back in kindergarten when your anxious child thought school was cool? Find out what happened to change that, and how you can make learning fun again.
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Therapy for Anxious Kids…At School?

November 22, 2013

School-Based Therapy

Most of a child's time is spent in school, so it makes sense that some mental health professionals are looking in to how to introduce treatments for anxious children in a school setting. Find out how school-based treatments fare in treating anxiety in kids.
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How to Identify Anxiety in Your Child

October 10, 2013

Is My Child Overly Anxious?

Dealing with anxiety issues can be overwhelming, especially for a child. But how can you tell if a child is truly suffering from anxiety or if he or she is just feeling too much pressure? Find out more here.
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Offering Support to Your Anxious Child

September 26, 2013

Supporting Anxious Kids

Sometimes what an anxious child needs most is the support of his or her parents. By setting an example for your anxious child, you can help him or her to feel more at ease. Find out more about how to do that here.
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Talking to Your Teen about Dangers at School

September 12, 2013

School Safety for Adolescents

As a parent, you have probably experienced some anxiety over your child's safety-- especially with the recent news of school shootings around the country. It's important to deal with your own anxiety, but do you know how your teen is feeling about his or her school safety?
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School Made Easier: An Strategy Guide for Your Anxious Child

September 6, 2013

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The mere thought of going to school can start anxiety creeping into your anxious child's soul. Check out a new book that offers tips on alleviating anxiety and transforming school into a fun and educational place.
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Does Your Child Have Separation Anxiety?

August 30, 2013

Is It Separation Anxiety?

Every child goes through phases, but it isn't always easy to know when your son or daughter is experiencing something that may be harmful to his or her well-being. Do you know how to tell the difference between first-day-of-school jitters and genuine anxiety?
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How to Help Your Anxious Child Make Friends

August 20, 2013

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New friends can be a scary prospect for your anxious child, but there are things you can do to help. Read on for more!
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