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Alan Goldberg,EdD is a expert on performance anxiety and the author of two book, This is Your Brain on Sports with David Grand and Sports Slump Busting. His web site competitiveedge.com contains a ton of useful material including some informative videos. If you have an anxious child, it is quite likely you will run some performance anxiety whether it involves a sports event, a school play or perhaps dealing with a standardized test. You will get some useful ideas from this podcast.

Direct download: Alan_Goldberg_interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:56am EST

This podcast is a departure from the usual 5 minute podcasts. Today we begin an occasional series of interview with professional with have a distinct perspective on helping anxious children. Dr Ken Talan is a child psychiatrist who has written a well received book Help Your Child or Teen Get Back on Track   and he currently teaches a  workshop for parents entitled "Parents Resilency Training-A Path To More Peace of Mind". Further information about Dr.Talan can be found on his website kentalan.com

Direct download: ken_talan_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30pm EST

In this episode I talked about the problem of what to do if your anxious child doesn't want any help. 

Direct download: Episode_35-Why_Doesnt_My_Child_Want_to_Get_Help_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:53pm EST

Direct download: Episode_33-The_Middle_School_Child.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_32-Picture_Books_and_the_Foundation_of_Bravery-_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_31-Books_for_Anxious_Children-Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_30-Tics.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_29-Sensory-Integration.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_28-Aspergers_and_Anxiety.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

This is a very difficult phobia which can really interfere with a child's life.

Direct download: Episode_27-The_Fear_of_Throwing_Up.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

An anxiety disorder in which the child can talk easily at home but does not in other situations.

Direct download: Episode_26-Selective_Mutism.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Direct download: Episode_34-Considering_Medication.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

There are some situations where OCD and other symptoms can be the result of an infection. 

Direct download: Episode_25-PANS_PANDAS-and_OCD.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

A discussion of OCD

Direct download: Episode_24-Obsessive-Compulsive_Disorder.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Slowing down your breathing can really help with anxiety

Direct download: Episode_23-The_Importance_of_Breathing_in_Dealing_with_Anxiety.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Anxiety has traditionally been thought of in terms of a fight or flight response involving the sympathetic nervous system. But there is increasing appreciation of a freeze or immobility response-and we can see this operating in our anxious children

Direct download: Episode_21-The_Deer_in_the_Headlights-Understanding_the_Anxious_Freeze.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Just because a teacher does not see your child as anxious, does not mean your child doesn't have worrie. In this podcast, I talk about how children do not always show their anxious selves in all situations. 

Direct download: Episode_20-She_is_Not_Worried_with_Me-What_is_Your_Problem_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

Children can come up with their own solutions to their worries, but you have to be looking in order to see it.

Direct download: Episode_19-Your_Child_Can_Figure_It_Out.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EST

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