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Syndication

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

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 EDT

A discussion of OCD

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

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

The girls first ski jump

This compelling video can teach us a lot about dealing with performance pressure.

Direct download: Episode_18-_The_Big_Ski_Jump.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

The importance of focusing on effort rather than performance is discussed.

Direct download: Episode_17-Effort_versus_Performance.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT

The importance of establishing "islands of competence" is discussed. Anxiety can be very compelling, so it helpful to develop some alternatives that can really grab your child's interest

Direct download: Episode_16-Islands_of_Competence.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00am EDT