Does Childhood Anxiety Go Away?

The good news is with early detection and treatment most children can find major relief from their suffering. Online therapy is a natural way to introduce treatment into your child’s weekly regimen.

How can You Tell if Your Child is Just Worrying or has an Anxiety Disorder?

We all know that at different ages certain fears are quite normal in children. They could be afraid of a large dog, the dark or loud noises. When children do not grow out of some of these fears or begin to you see patterns of behaviours of stress, resistance and avoidance, we need to look deeper with the benefit of a professional.

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Here are some of the most frequently asked questions that we receive. If you have any other questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Yes! While it is normal for all children to be anxious about new situations and challenges, you should be keeping a sharp eye on a child that seems to be more prone to anxiety. Anxiety is a cognitive and emotional disorder that is as disruptive as many physical health issues. Early detection and treatment are so important. Online work with a creative therapist can be so helpful to your child.

You are going to see the signs of anxiety in your child’s behaviour and emotional reactions. They will often declare themselves with rapid breathing and heart rate, shaking or dizziness, sweating, difficulty getting to sleep, clingy behaviours, worry, irritability, or inability to concentrate or to relax.

My advice to all parents is to start some child therapy early to help them learn the skills that will be needed throughout their life. Online therapy makes access and familiarity through their iPads so easy. Get started today with our loving child therapists.

This is a great question. I mean, what do children have to worry about, really? Children worry and experience anxiety often. In actual fact, children are experiencing it more and more. What we have found is that anxiety is derived from several sources. It can a biological issue with brain function when various chemicals like serotonin and dopamine are “out of sync”. Secondly, it can also be more neurological and inherited from genetics, like blue eyes and curly hair. It can also be a learned response from parents or caregivers. Lastly, it can germinate out of family issues and situations that have traumatized the young brain.

What we definitely do know is that anxiety disorders significantly affect human development, concentration, academic performance, self-esteem and relational health.

Adults been so helped by Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). The same principles beautifully apply to targeted methods for children. An experienced child therapist can creatively blend the strength of CBT with playful interactions with children.

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