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Child experiencing fear due to agoraphobia in children

The Power of Fear: How Agoraphobia Affects Your Child

Fear is a powerful force that can have a paralyzing effect on our lives. It can prevent us from taking risks, trying new things, and living our lives to the...
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Parent, child, and therapist discussing key questions during a therapy session

What Questions Do I Need to Ask For My Child’s Therapist

As you sit down in the therapy office (or log on to your video conferencing platform), you wonder if this new potential therapist will be able to help your child....
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A woman struggling with lack of sleep, illustrating the relationship between mental illness and sleep

The Relationship Between Mental Illness and Lack of Sleep

Many children occasionally have problems falling asleep. Your child's risk of mental health illnesses like depression and anxiety may be higher if they don't outgrow their sleep issues. According to...
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Child exhibiting symptoms of DMDD in children, highlighting emotional dysregulation and behavioral challenges

DMDD in Children: What It Is, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder (DMDD) is a mood disorder affecting children ages six to 18. DMDD is characterized by extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts that interfere with...
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Parents spending quality time with their children, providing support and helping kids cope with obsessive-compulsive disorder

How We Can Help Kids Cope With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

How We Can Help Kids Cope With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Mental health is as essential as physical help. Therefore, as parents, we must observe our children from early signs and symptoms...
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Child demonstrating symptoms of OCD: Understanding Common Types in Children

2 Common Types of OCD That Your Children May Have

Time and time again, you may have heard of people claiming to have OCD or shows that represent people with OCD. What do you see from them as a result?...
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Stethoscope symbolizing preparation for the 2023 school year

A Guide to Preparing for the 2023 School Year

IntroductionAs we gear up for the upcoming 2023 school year, the excitement and anticipation are palpable. New teachers, new subjects, and new experiences await. While academic readiness is essential, it's...
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Child with intrusive thoughts receiving understanding and support

Understanding and Supporting Children with Intrusive Thoughts

Introduction Intrusive thoughts are not limited to adults; children can also experience these distressing and unwanted thoughts. As a parent or caregiver, it's important to recognize and understand intrusive thoughts...
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Happy child experiencing benefits of play therapy

Unveiling the Benefits of Play Therapy for Children

As adults, we often underestimate the transformative power of play. However, for children, play is much more than just a form of entertainment. It is a natural language that allows...
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