Anxiety can be crippling for some kids. They can get terrified of the dark, or they don’t want to go to school or the thought of exams makes them fall to pieces. And symptoms like a racing heart and negative thoughts can be really scary for little kids as well as teenagers. Maggie Dent talks to psychologist Karen Young from heysigmund.com about how to help your child tackle anxious moments and what you can do if you think your child has anxiety.
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Ask anyone who works with children and adolescents, and they will tell you anxiety is on the rise… but why and what can we do about it?I chatted with the wonderful psychologist Karen Young from Hey Sigmund for the latest episode of my podcast with the ABC, Parental As Anything.To listen: Download the episode here: https://ab.co/39fMK2cSubscribe via ABC Listen, Apple Podcasts or other places where you find your podcasts.
Posted by Maggie Dent on Thursday, February 6, 2020