The Lucy Daniels Center has been working with children experiencing anxiety and other mental and emotional health issues for 25 years. We offer onsite therapy for children and parents; special training and workshops for teachers and caregivers; outpatient therapy in the home in English and Spanish as part of Wake County SmartStart; and the Lucy Daniels School where children preschool through elementary grades experience challenging academic work while being individually supported and encouraged in our therapeutic classroom settings. For more information, visit www.lucydanielscenter.org or call 919-677-1400.
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April 19, 2016
Many parents are concerned about their child’s anxieties. All children have anxieties, yet sometimes they seem excessive. Parents can best help their when they understand the nature of their child’s inner experience, and are able to see the world through their eyes. What is anxiety?: We are hardwired to experience anxiety, and thank goodness we are. Although it may feel as if anxiety descends on us, we actually actively generate anxiety to signal ourselves that we perceive a danger. If a train is coming toward us, we generate anxiety based on pre-existing judgments about danger. This is more...