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How Can I Help My Child With Social Anxiety?

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How Can I Help My Child With Social Anxiety?

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) reports that Anxiety Disorders are experienced by one in eight children. One of the most common Anxiety Disorders in children is social anxiety. A child experiencing social anxiety often feels uncomfortable in social settings due to fear of judgment and negative evaluation by others. As a result of these fears, anxious children...[ read more ]

October Newsletter: Fall Social Anxiety/Social Skills groups starting soon!

https://mailchi.mp/b542b9acc729/summer-anxiety-and-ocd-groups-starting-soon-8024964

How to Choose the Right Therapist for Your Child

If your child’s anxiety is severe, persists, and interferes with their everyday life, they could benefit from seeing a therapist specializing in anxiety. When hiring a therapist for your child, you need to be sure that the professional is a good fit. Here are some ways to find a good child psychologist near you for anxiety. Choosing the Right Therapist for...[ read more ]

Business Talk Radio

https://businesstalkradio1.com/maha-zayed-07-16-20-anxiety-treatment/  

How Can Counseling Services Help My Teen?

Anxious teens often have trouble opening up to the people around them. If you notice that your teen is isolating, withdrawing, and/or engaging in avoidant behaviors, seeking out a counselor may be indicated. A counselor is trained to help equip individuals with coping skills for dealing with stressors and adapting to change. Counselors strive to build rapport with your teen...[ read more ]

June Newsletter: Summer anxiety and OCD groups starting soon!

https://mailchi.mp/413fb45c1e03/summer-anxiety-and-ocd-groups-starting-soon  

WGN Radio Talk Show

https://wgnradio.com/dean-richards-sunday-morning/is-it-human-nature-to-stock-up-on-toilet-paper/  

Dr. Zayed addresses coronavirus anxiety on WGN morning radio

https://wgnradio.com/dean-richards-sunday-morning/is-it-human-nature-to-stock-up-on-toilet-paper/  

Parenting Anxious Kids: How to Help Parents Get Their Children to Do the Impossible

COVID-19 did not stop OAC therapists Dr. Butterfield, Madison Hewitt, and Sarah Lee, MA. On March 27, they conducted a virtual training for professionals about parenting anxious children.  They provided information about how to identify anxiety in children and factors that maintain anxiety.  They gave practical tips about how to reduce parental accommodations and how to manage tantrums and anxiety-related...[ read more ]

Exposure Therapy 101: Strategies for Facing Anxiety Disorders Head On

On March 13, OAC therapists Dina Scolan, LCPC, Stacy Gronek, LCPC and Colleen Pipia, LCPC gave a three hour continuing education presentation to a room full of professionals on Exposure Therapy.  They provided information about various anxiety disorders and how to treat them using exposure therapy basics.  Thank you to Aurora Family Counseling Services for hosting us! If you would...[ read more ]



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