selective mutism

How Selective Mutism Can Affect Anxious Children

October 27, 2015

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Certain situations can be scary enough for anxious children that the children are unable to speak. Read on for more on the condition known as selective mutism.
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The Parents Guide on What to Expect in Family Therapy

April 24, 2013

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Family therapy can be highly effective for helping your anxious child and entire family live more harmoniously. Our guide points out what to expect, how it can help and tips on preparing your child (and yourself!) for your first family therapy session.
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Why Your Anxious Child Should Start Journaling and How to Get Them Started Today

February 23, 2013

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Putting a pen to paper can do much more than create a comprehensive grocery list. The practice of journaling can help your anxious child cope with whatever is adding to anxiety. Check out what research has to say about journaling's benefits and find out how to help your anxious child get started with it.
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Cyberbullying and Your Anxious Child: Part 3 of 3

February 15, 2013

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Cell phones, computers and instant messaging can make our lives easier, but they can also make it more dangerous for anxious children who become victims of cyberbullyiing. Check out what parents can do to protect their children in the third part of our bullying series.
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School Bullying and Your Anxious Child: Part 2 of 3

February 14, 2013

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If your anxious child refuses to go to school, you may have a bully to blame. Check out what parents need to know about school bullying in part 2 of our three-part series on bullying and your anxious child.
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Bullying and Your Anxious Child: Part 1 of 3

February 13, 2013

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Anxious children may have it tough on many levels, and one of those levels is the realm of bullying. Our three-part series on bullying and your anxious child may open your eyes as well as provide steps you can take to protect your child from this potentially deadly practice.
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Using Guided Imagery and Meditation to Help Child Anxiety

February 11, 2013

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Vacations can soothe the body, mind and soul, and meditation-based guided imagery can give you and your anxious child an instant vacation with lasting benefits. Read on to learn more!
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Meditation Myths that Can Hinder You and Your Anxious Child

January 31, 2013

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You've heard meditation can bring extreme benefits for you and your anxious child, but you've also heard dozens of myths that make it seem impossible. Stop believing them and start reaping the benefits with help from this post!
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Breaking the Silence in Selective Mutism

August 2, 2012

Treating Children with Selective Mutism

As a parent, you know how important it is to communicate with your child. So what would you do if your son or daughter stopped speaking? For parents with a child who has selective mutism, answering this question is critical. Treatment by a healthcare specialist may be needed to restore the child to a healthy, well-adjusted state.
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Selective Mutism: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

August 2, 2012

Causes of Selective Mutism

Some adults don't understand why children will refuse to speak. In certain cases, this refusal is a sign of a condition that's known as Selective Mutism. Selective mutism may require professional treatment to prevent problems in your child's development. Read to get a better understanding of selective mutism in children.
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