About Jon Lasser

Jon Lasser, PhD, is a psychologist, school psychologist, professor, and program director of the school psychology proram at Texas State University. At Texas State, he has developed and taught graduate courses for the school psychology program and has also taught the freshman first-year experience course. He has co-authored two other books (School Psychologist as Counselor and Professional Ethics in Midwifery Practice) as well as journal articles and chapters on a variety of subjects including autism, parenting, ethics, sexuality, and graduate preparation. Jon holds a bachelor’s degree in Plan II liberal arts from the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s degree in human sexuality education from the University of Pennsylvania, and a doctorate in school psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. He grows happy by spending time with his family, kayaking, listening to Bob Dylan, and gardening.

How Positive Psychology Can Help Kids with Anxiety

Feeling worried or anxious sometimes is part of being a person, so it's not surprising that all kids experience some anxiety from time to time. Depending on the child's age and development, situational anxiety may be felt when separating from parents or caregivers, reading aloud at school or when trying to join a social group. In most cases, parents and teachers can do a lot to help kids cope with these feelings.

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