Our kids have been going through so much over the past 18 months, and we are seeing an increase in their stress levels. Not only that - we are seeing an increase in the numbers of children struggling with anxiety and OCD.
Interestingly, Dr. Roseann says that in many instances, our children are being misdiagnosed with anxiety - where in actual fact they might be struggling with OCD.
In this episode - she explains the differences and once we know what’s going on - how parents can better support their children.
These behaviors are learned and reassuringly they can also be ‘unlearned’ with a few simple techniques.
Want to know more? Then Grab a cuppa - and keep listening!
More about Dr Roseann :
Dr. Roseann is a mental health trailblazer, founder of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health, and media expert who is, “Changing the way we view and treat children’s mental health”.
Her work has helped thousands reverse the most challenging conditions: ADHD, anxiety, mood, Lyme, and PANS/PANDAS using PROVEN holistic therapies. She is often featured on dozens of media outlets: Fox, CBS, NBC, PARENTS, and New York Times; and FORBES magazine called her, “A thought leader in children’s mental health”.
She is the author of the first-ever book on teletherapy activities for child and adolescent therapists, “Teletherapy Toolkit™” and It’s Gonna be OK!™ book. She works with kids and families with remote neurofeedback and her Get Unstuck Program™ and Raising Successful Kids Community, which are resources for parents to improve their child’s symptoms and develop grit and resilience.
How to Contact Dr Roseann :
Website : www.drroseann.com & www.childrensmentalhealth.com
Book: It’s Gonna Be OK™: Proven Ways to Improve Your Child’s Mental Health
FREEMIUM: COPING STATEMENTS
Summit: The Get Unstuck Summit
We talked lot in the episode about Anxiety and Breath-work.
If this is an issue for you - then these resources will help.
My Anxiety course provides you with support by :
✔️ Recognising the triggers
Understanding Anxiety - and why we don’t want to get rid of it all together
Learning a couple of techniques to help you stop a panic attack in it’s tracks
How as a parent, you can support your anxious child
If you or your child are struggling with your emotions at the minute - then I have a great online course that introduces you to 7 different breathing exercises that a can get you out of many sticky situations :
* Three Questions to Ask Your Uncommunicative Child :
All too often parents say to me :
“My child won’t speak to me”
“I know something’s not quite right - but they won’t tell me what’s wrong.”
Well, I have a resource for you.
Download this FREE Resource : 📍www.caigraham.com/threequestions
It will help you reconnect with your child quickly and easily; and in a way that will not drive them to their bedroom to avoid you!
If you are looking for support at a deeper level for your child, then please book a call with me. Invariably they might only need a couple of sessions. But if we can give our kids the tools to improve their emotional wellbeing NOW - then you’re more likely to alleviate the longer term damage to their mental health.
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