All children experience worries and fears to some extent. For some children, those worries are fears begin to interfere with their functioning and these children need specific support and tools to manage them. There are many excellent resources and clinicians in Rhode Island who can help.
This article explains why reassurance doesn't work to ease your child's anxiety.
This resource is a recommended workbook for parents and children to read together. It includes excellent, age-appropriate strategies to help children manage anxiety (ideal for children ages 6-12).
The Rhode Island based anxiety clinic provides evaluation and counseling services to children and families.
Click or download the .pdf file below for more information on anxiety disorders.