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Anxiety Counseling for Children in Scottsdale, AZ

Learning to cope

Like adult anxiety, children can also suffer from anxiety. Anxiety in children should be an expected occurrence at times in their lives. During stages of your child’s development, it is thought of as normal. A great example would be the first day of school.

Another trigger for anxiety in your child might be excessive shyness. There might be struggles to adjust to a new situation. Your child may also suffer from excessive shyness and may struggle to adjust to new situations.

Children may not have the ability to vocalize their feelings. They don’t understand the coping skills needed to manage their feelings and reactions.

Like adult anxiety, children can also suffer from anxiety. Anxiety in children should be an expected occurrence at times in their lives. During stages of your child’s development, it is thought of as normal. A great example would be the first day of school.

Another trigger for anxiety in your child might be excessive shyness. There might be struggles to adjust to a new situation. Your child may also suffer from excessive shyness and may struggle to adjust to new situations.

Children may not have the ability to vocalize their feelings. They don’t understand the coping skills needed to manage their feelings and reactions.

Some examples of anxiety triggers in children would be:

The anxiety can also manifest as irritability or anger. Your child might have trouble sleeping or always feel tired. If your child is too quiet, it could be because they worry about your reaction to the anxiety. The ability to vocalize their feelings can be difficult to do. Coping skills need development.

At Pathways Counseling Services our counselors are experts working with children. They can teach children the skills necessary to cope with feelings of anxiety.

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