Today’s blog follows on from last month’s topic: Is This Typical Separation Anxiety?
To learn all about child separation anxiety, click here.
This week we will highlight the Do’s and Don’ts to help ease separations with your child.
QUICK TIP: Significant separation anxiety is a very real and distressing feeling for your child. The more you can learn and understand… Continue Reading »
What is Adolescent Anxiety?
Children and adolescents experience anxiety much the same as adults do.
Adolescent anxiety is like an internal stress
and can generally include the following three categories of symptoms:
1.Worry Thoughts & Feelings: excessive worries or fears, dread and worried anticipation, rumination, worries that are disproportionate to the event or situation2. Physical Sensations: panic and distress in… Continue Reading »
Separation Anxiety and Helping You Give Your Child The Very Best Start to Kinder or School
Shannyn Wilson Psychology is a boutique anxiety clinic in Kew, with a special interest in treating all forms of anxiety including separation anxiety in children. Find out more about our Clinic from our Home page
, or continue reading for useful information, and when to… Continue Reading »
Some Stress and Anxiety is OK, but how much is too much?
All children are likely to experience stress and anxiety at some time of their lives, and to an extent, this is developmentally appropriate. Children learn through their experiences, so with the right support from parents and caregivers, learning to cope with some stresses and worries actually helps children… Continue Reading »
Shannyn Wilson Psychology is a boutique psychology clinic with a special interest in the treatment of anxiety, panic, and associated conditions across the lifespan. We believe in early intervention, education, support, and skills building to give children, adolescents and their families the very best start in life. Our Principal Psychologist Shannyn provides effective treatment for separation anxiety, school refusal and managing transitions to… Continue Reading »
Child sleep and bedtime challenges can manifest in a number of different ways. Children’s sleep patterns and preferences come in as many shapes and forms as children physically come in. Sometimes sleep difficulties can surface as a mismatch between the child’s own unique sleep system, and what the parents would ideally like their child’s sleep to look like. Sometimes children… Continue Reading »
What is Brain-Based Therapy When it Comes to Anxiety Treatment?
Neuropsychotherapy, or brain-based therapy, is a type of therapy which helps guide clients to overcome their psychological issues through educating them about how their brains are functioning, and what they can do to help relieve their symptoms. It is a practical therapy combined with warm counselling support, which aims to give clients… Continue Reading »
Shannyn Wilson Psychology is a boutique anxiety clinic in the heart of Kew, with a special interest in treating anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults. Head to our Home Page
to find out more about our Clinic, or continue to read for some helpful tips on when to seek some additional support.
Adult Anxiety is an internal stress that is… Continue Reading »
DID YOU KNOWAnxiety disorders are the most common mental health problems experienced by young people
What is Child Anxiety?
Shannyn Wilson Psychology is a boutique anxiety clinic in Kew, Melbourne, with a special interest in treating all forms of anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults. Head to our Home Page to find out more about our Clinic, or continue to… Continue Reading »
What happens and how does it work?
Children may visit a child psychologist for a number of reasons. These might include:
To receive some help with an area of their life that is challenging
Learning about themselves and helpful ways to deal with their feelings, manage their behaviours or develop coping skills and resilience
To have a safe space to… Continue Reading »