Recommended resource: “Treating Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: A Guide for Caregivers”, By Eli R. Lebowitz and Haim Omer. http://amzn.to/14p9UxU
This brief video-lecture focuses on the role of parents in helping children and adolescents to overcome anxiety disorders. The lecture discusses some of the dilemmas faced by parents of anxious children and the ways in which a child’s anxiety may impact parents or the family system. A model for supporting an anxious child is discussed and the lecturer offers practical tips for parents of anxious children. Also discussed is the challenge of cooperation between two parents in the context of a child’s anxiety.