Helping Kids with Social Anxiety

Helping Kids with Social Anxiety

Is your child extremely shy in social situations? Does the fear of embarrassment stop them from engaging with their peers?   Social anxiety in children can be tough. Without intervention, kids may continue to feel fearful and isolated. Understanding how to help a...
5 Quick and Easy Relaxation Techniques for Kids

5 Quick and Easy Relaxation Techniques for Kids

When children are overwhelmed or anxious, it can be stressful for the whole family. Finding relaxation strategies that work for kids can help them handle anxious moments and lay the groundwork for healthy stress management over a lifetime. Here are five quick and easy...
Coping Skills for Kids with Anxiety

Coping Skills for Kids with Anxiety

Everyone feels anxious from time to time, it is a normal human experience. However, excessive worry or fear can be pervasive, and at its worst, debilitating. Anxiety can be particularly difficult for children who may not have the language skills to express how they...

Treatment Options for Child Anxiety

When a child struggles with anxiety, it can be difficult to know how serious it is and whether treatment is necessary. Many children – and adults – are reluctant to discuss their anxieties with other people. Many people with anxiety find ways to avoid their anxiety...

Are There Different Forms of Child Anxiety?

Yes, childhood anxiety comes in many forms. Common types of anxiety include:   Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) Kids with GAD feel nervous or stressed daily, sometimes unable to name the sources of their anxiety. Children with GAD may worry frequently about...

Isaac’s Story

Isaac is an 8-year-old boy who lives in the Pacific Northwest of the US with his mom, dad, twin sister, and older brother. Isaac’s mother, Carrie, describes him as hardworking and determined, and he is a skilled builder with Legos and magnatiles. Isaac’s journey with...

Mightier as a Treatment Option for Child Anxiety

Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders among children and adolescents. In the United States, 7% of children 3-17 years old have a diagnosed anxiety disorder at any given time,1 and nearly one out of every three adolescents meet the criteria for an...