If you think your child may be suffering from an anxiety disorder, working with a psychologist is an integral step in helping your child feel better. A licensed psychologist can do a formal evaluation to determine if your child is experiencing an anxiety disorder; if so, he or she can identify the type of disorder and work with you on long-term solutions to manage anxiety.
Parenting a child or teen with anxiety can often feel overwhelming. You want to help your child find relief, but what’s the first step? Who can you turn to? What resources are available?
Is your teen experiencing run-of-the-mill worries, or dealing with a pattern of excessive anxiety? Learn the difference, as well as some tips to help you spot signs of anxiety in teens.
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Practicing mindfulness is one way that children and teens can learn to cope with stress and enhance their overall mental health.
Looking for a Psychologist?
Getting the help of a trained, licensed professional may be the best thing for your child. The APA’s Psychologist Finder can help you locate a therapist in your area.