Category: anxiety

Got Worries?

When we worry about everything, it can take over our lives.  There are some kids that I see, that worry about everything.  Worry can lead to panic.  Panic attacks are real and scary.  Even when kids know strategies to get through a panic attack, worry can still be there.  The

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Talking About Anxiety Using Post-It Notes

A student came in to see and was upset about an upcoming concert.  As the student was talking I noticed that there seemed to be anxiety stemming from other places besides just the concert.  As she talked we started writing about all the things that were stressing her out.  We

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When Students Need A Break

For many students, anxiety is difficult to deal with.  They become on sensory overload and focusing in class can seem impossible.  I have several students this year that I am working with who suffer from severe anxiety and panic attacks.  While we work on deep breathing exercises, positive goal setting,

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