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5 Ways to help your kid deal with school anxiety

Posted at 2:41 PM, Oct 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 16:41:45-04

Even though the school year is in full swing, many kids are still dealing with anxiety.

Clinical Director & Founder of WholeKids Emotional Wellness, Haylee Bladen, LCSW, joined us ans says there are common types of school anxiety: separation anxiety, social anxiety and performance anxiety.

She offers these 5 tips to help your kid:

1. Feelings are visitors
2. Identify the Tiny Taunter in your mind
3. Self soothing skills using 5 senses
4. Celebrate success using conquer cards
5. Have courage & do the thing that scares you

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