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Recognizing Anxiety in Children (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Fawn McNeil-Haber, PhD gives parents insight to recognizing anxiety in children. When Dr. Fawn begins thinking about anxiety, she looks at three different things: Avoidance and Isolation Overwhelm Somatic Complaints     Learn more about our services for Child Anxiety OR   Brave Minds Psychological Services helps children, teens and families overcome severe anxiety, stress, and […]

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The Trauma of Your Ancestors Lives on in You: Pregnancy in the African American Community

Posted Posted in Jessica Pizzo, New Moms, Parents, Trauma

Something scary has happened, and it has threatened your sense of safety. You feel your stomach in knots, sweat pouring down your face, and heart pounding. This is trauma, and it can be anything from witnessing violence to being present during a hurricane. Did you know that during a traumatic experience not only is your […]

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What are PMADs? Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders and how to tell if you may be experiencing one after the birth of your child.

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Jessica Pizzo, New Moms, Parents

Have you ever laid awake after a midnight feeding with tears in your eyes wondering if what you are feeling is “normal”? You wanted this baby so badly. You expected to be overwhelmed with joy.  While you do feel joy at times, you can’t help but feel overwhelmed with anxiety, frustration, and sadness for most […]

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2 Easy Grounding Exercises to Reduce Anxiety, Tension, and Stress

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Julie Sisselman

Are you feeling overwhelmed lately – as if you are thinking about everything and anything all at once? Maybe you are feeling more exhausted than usual (we’ve all been there). Perhaps your back or neck is full of tension, you’re having trouble sleeping, or you’re simply more careless. For most adults, days are filled with […]

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Anxiety in Teens: How to Help Your Child Through the Storm of a Panic Attack

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents, Teens

The raging hormones, social pressures, and academic load a teenager carries can easily create the perfect storm of anxiety. It’s no wonder anxiety in teens is identifiable now more than ever. As a parent, wanting to remove anxiety or distress from your child’s life is only natural. But remember, it’s impossible to wash away your […]