Helping the Anxious Child

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"Adults can provide a sense of safety and rest to a child who is full of anxiety by strengthening their relationship. The expression of delight, enjoyment, and warmth by an adult will help a child feel nourished."

I stumbled across this excellent article by Dr. Deborah MacNamara of the Neufeld Institute on walking alongside a child who is anxious, following an attachment model.  I always appreciate the reminder to not underestimate the power of our relationships with kids.  Check it out if interested:

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