Just like adults, children will feel worried and anxious at times. Anxiety becomes a problem when it starts to get in the way of everyday life. To find out more about anxiety in children, please go to the NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/anxiety-in-children/
If you would like to support your children in working their way through their anxiety, please have a look at the resources below.
Excessive Reassurance Seeking
Help with what to say and do if your child is seeking reassurance excessively.
Helping your child to sleep alone
Guidance about how to reassure your child to sleep alone.
An anxiety workbook for children.
How to reduce anxieties surrounding mistake making and expectations.
Talking to your children about anxiety
A guide on how to discuss anxiety.
Chester the Cat
How anxiety can sometimes feel
How do I feel anxiety in my body
Exploring anxiety with your child.
Different ways that anxiety presents itself.