PSP: 262 The Wait-and-See Approach to Anxiety or OCD
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How often do we hear from family, friends and even doctors that we should “wait and see” if it gets worse. We should wait and see if the anxiety or OCD grows bigger. We should wait and see if anxiety or OCD becomes debilitating. We should wait and see if it is truly an issue. It is like watching a tornado slowly approach your home and waiting to see if you really need to go seek shelter. When we proactively help our kids with any anxiety or OCD issue we help them long term. The skills our children learn for anxiety or OCD also help them with life in general. In this week’s AT Parenting Survival Podcast I talk about why the wait-and-see approach for anxiety or OCD isn’t only bad advice, it can be detrimental to your child’s long-term success. FREE VIDEO SERIES: Happening May 12th through May 20th, 2022 Join me for my FREE video series, Survival Tools for Parents Raising Kids with Anxiety or OCD. In this series you’ll learn quick, effective approaches to help motivation, build skills and develop an effective therapeutic home environment to help kids with anxiety or OCD long term.  🌸 Click here to sign up so you don’t miss this! *** This podcast episode is sponsored by NOCD. NOCD provides online OCD therapy in the US, UK, Australia and Canada. To schedule your free 15 minute consultation to see if NOCD is a right fit for you and your child, go to https://go.treatmyocd.com/at_parenting This podcast is for informational purposes only and should not be used to replace the guidance of a qualified professional. To join the AT Parenting Community go to: www.ATparentingcommunity.com Visit my website at www.ATparentingSurvival.com Sign up for my weekly email newsletter: https://pages.convertkit.com/740ba8cd83/92109b7172 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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