BOULDER PSYCHOLOGIST

ANXIETY SPECIALIST

The Importance of Teaching Our Children to Earn Privileges

You’ve probably heard many parents and teachers complain about how spoiled kids are nowadays!  You’ve probably also read many blogs ( I know I have) talking about the problems in today’s culture with parents overindulging their kids, kids feeling entitled, and overall society going down the drain as a result of these spoiled overindulged kids. […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Talk to Your Child About Going to Therapy? 7 Helpful Tips

Are you a parent noticing that your child is struggling emotionally? Maybe you are concerned that his or her emotional functioning isn’t quite what you would expect for their age. Maybe you have depression or anxiety in your family and you are noticing your child may be showing some signs of emotional distress? Or, you […]

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