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How a Few Simple, Colorful Tools Can Help Calm Anxious Children

December 26, 2016

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Art has numerous benefits for anxious children, and here's a quick and simple exercise that can bring on those benefits pronto.
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How Dogs May Help Decrease Child Anxiety

December 22, 2015

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Dogs can help children learn responsibility and cooperation while providing unconditional love. And a recent study also finds dogs may do wonders for reducing children's anxiety.
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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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How Coloring Books Help Anxious Children – and Adults

June 30, 2015

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Coloring books have become the go-to tool for adults to alleviate anxiety and stress. Check out their myriad benefits and how you and your anxious child can enjoy them.
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Therapy for Anxious Kids…At School?

November 22, 2013

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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 Help Your Anxious Child with Digital Addiction

November 19, 2013

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If your anxious child has fallen victim to digital addiction, intervention may be wise. Check out tips for the recommended 72-hour digital detox.
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Best Treatment for Adolescent Social Phobia?

July 5, 2013

Treating Social Phobia in Teens

Cognitive behavioral therapy, also called "CBT," is widely praised for its effectiveness at treating a variety of mental health illnesses. But how does CBT work specifically for teens with social phobia? Find out here!
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The Parents Guide to Positive Psychology and Child Anxiety

June 18, 2013

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Positive psychology may be relatively new, but that doesn't mean it's not highly effective for helping anxious children better enjoy life. Check out more about this science and learn ways to incorporate its concepts into you and your anxious child's lives.
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The Parents Guide to Death, Grief, and Child Anxiety

June 11, 2013

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There is no "right way" or "wrong way" for an anxious child to grieve. There are, however, some warning signs that may merit outside help with your child's grieving process.
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The Parents Guide to Children and Separation Anxiety

June 4, 2013

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Separation anxiety is never pleasant, but it's a normal phenomenon that your child should outgrow around age 2. If symptoms continue through preschool and beyond, you may want to take some action. Check out a slew of info and tips on helping you and your child cope.
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