Addressing Anxiety in Children

By Lavinia Ball-Marian, MA, LPC Anxiety in children is an increasingly common concern. But what, exactly, is anxiety? According to the Raising Children Network, “Anxiety is an inherent response to a perceived threat and normal levels of anxiety can assist people to be more focused and motivated, and to solve problems more efficiently.” Here are some facts about anxiety: Anxiety is normal. Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in time. It is normal for a child to be nervous when ...
More