Your happy-go-lucky child has become an anxiety-ridden teen. it’s a painful thing to observe. Activities that were once enjoyable are now avoided. getting to school may be a daily miracle. rather than driving to the mall, you’re driving to the doctor with mysterious stomach issues.
Teen anxiety isn’t only debilitating for your teen, it’s debilitating for the entire family.
So how does one make this nightmare go away? How do parents help with teen anxiety?
You can begin learning what to not do – then go from there. Teen anxiety can look very similar among teens, but how parents affect teen anxiety can look vastly different counting on the family’s parenting style.
Here are 5 common mistakes I see good parents making in my therapy practice:
1 Accommodating their teen’s anxiety.
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