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On Parenting a Child with Anxiety

January 9, 2014 7:30 pm Published by 4 Comments

  I sometimes get questions from people asking about identifying and treating anxiety in children, in particular social anxiety in children. “What do I do as a parent or teacher? How do I recognize social anxiety disorder in my child?” The short answer is a) be patient and supportive, b) listen to your child, a lot, and c) notice what they do, what their... View Article

On the Difference Between Introversion and Social Anxiety

October 2, 2013 11:26 pm Published by 1 Comment

  If you’ve been reading past blog entries, you know that I have touched on the distinction between problematic social anxiety and introversion before. The difference between the two is subtle but important. Sometimes people assume that social anxiety is simply another word for shyness. But they are, in fact, two very different concepts and it’s important to understand that... View Article