BOULDER PSYCHOLOGIST

ANXIETY SPECIALIST

How to Develop a Behavioral System to Target Your Child’s Anxious Behaviors

If you are the parent of an anxious child, it’s very likely that your child’s anxiety negatively impacts the entire family. Anxiety often does this. It’s kind of like a contagious annoying pest that controls and bullies everyone around it. Of course, your child may be feeling it worse of all, but parents and even […]

The Importance of Nutrition in Coping with Stress and Anxiety

It is not uncommon to feel physically ill when faced with stress. Additionally, the physical symptoms of anxiety can be very debilitating and make it difficult to eat. I often hear clients describe stomach nausea and stomach aches with urges to vomit, that on occasion can occur. Other symptoms such as a feeling of a […]

How to Help Your Child Calm Down During Panic? 9 Parenting Strategies

You know when you see that look of terror in your child’s eyes. Sometimes they cry, shake, and refuse to do whatever it is they are scared of doing. It may be going to school or to sleep alone, or they refuse to perform something you know they can do, sometimes your child may be […]

How to be Compassionate When Your Child is Suffering From Anxiety: 9 Tips

Anxiety is a difficult condition. Not only for the person who is experiencing the irrational fears, indecisiveness, dependency, and insecurity; but also for those family members who live with and care for that person. Whether that person is your partner, parent, sibling, or child at times, it can be a struggle to feel compassion. Anxiety […]

5 Reasons it’s a Bad Idea to Let Your Child Skip School Due to Anxiety

If you are a parent to an anxious child, you know how difficult it can be to persuade them to do something they are worried or fearful about. It is a basic parenting instinct to nurture and reassure your child that everything will be okay. However, if you are getting pulled into the direction of […]

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