Could My Child Have Anxiety?

Just a few weeks ago, we wrote about the anxiety so many kids were facing as they started back to school.  It’s no surprise to any of you, if you’ve read our blog before, how concerned we are about the prevalence of anxiety today among kids.  Fifteen years ago, we were only seeing a handful of kids with anxiety in our counseling offices.  Today, a majority of our sessions with school-age kids and their parents are over this very issue.  It’s considered the most common form of “mental illness” among children.  It’s also the most treatable.  And, as you may have noticed, we put quotes around mental illness. 

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