Not Talking About Anxiety Makes It Worse

“If you’re anxious, the last thing you should do is avoid talking about it. Families need to learn to talk about worry and anxiety in a healthy way as a step in managing it. We tell you how in the current episode.”

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Talking About Anxiety

 

 

Listeners Ask: Teens & Drinking and Anxiety vs. Intuition

Listen to this podcast episode from Lynn Lyons, Psychotherapist, Anxiety and Children​ that answers two listeners questions:

A mom discovers her 15 year old has been thinking of drinking to manage her stress. What are the conversations parents should be having with their teens around stress, substance abuse and peer pressure?

And another mom raised by an anxious parent is trying to break the cycle with her daughters. She asks Lynn how to know when the voices inside her head are generational patterns of worry repeating or intuitive warnings. How does anxiety filter the decisions we make and the information we receive?

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Families & The Power of Listening

“We talk a lot about the power of words…teaching kids to put words to their feelings, modeling emotional literacy. But the flip side of talking—the critical flip side—is listening. What happens when you don’t feel heard?” Listen to this 18 minute podcast from Lynn Lyons, Psychotherapist, Anxiety and Children to learn more!

Lynn Lyons, LICSW writes, “School nurses, you save the day. I love working with you, training with you, depending on you to help with those worried kids that show up over and over. You have always been on the front lines of this, and I am so appreciative. In this episode, I talk about the powerful role that school nurses can play in helping our kids manage anxiety at school.” Listen to this episode and more here!

Physical Symptoms of Anxiety in kids and adults

Co-Parenting in a Pandemic

Lynn Lyons, Psychotherapist, Anxiety and Children most recent podcast episode highlights tips for co-parenting in a pandemic. Children feel our stress, so let’s help and support our kids the best way we can!

Co-Parenting In A Pandemic: How to Find a Better Balance