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Posts Tagged ‘child anxiety’

Facing Fears and Controlling Anxiety

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By David Tobey, MA Licensed Professional Counselor

fearsWhat’s in your closet? Were you afraid of the dark when you were a child?

I was. I remember the terror that accompanied my parents saying good night followed by the click of the light switch.… Read the rest →

Back to School: Easing Your Child’s Anxiety (While Easing Your Own!)

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The heat waves have dissipated, the crowds at the pool are starting to thin and that familiar list of school supplies has arrived.  Fall is near, and it’s time to send the kids back to school.

Starting a new school year can be a source of mixed emotions for your children. … Read the rest →

Curse of the “Control Battle”: Defining Victory and Repurposing Defeat (pt. 2)

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by Jen DuBos MA LPC

As discussed in part 1, control is actually an illusion- but one we are willing to preserve at great cost if we engage in conflict without clearly identified motives.  People seek control to feel secure because, like so many destructive relational and cultural patterns, the pursuit of control is fueled by a fear of the unknown.Read the rest →

Grant Stenzel speaks at Compass Church!

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Parents, if you’re concerned about how to help your children deal with their emotions (and what parent isn’t?) as well as learning more about how to protect your kids when they go online, don’t miss these two fantastic opportunities to hear Grant Stenzel speak.… Read the rest →