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How can I help my child manage overwhelming feelings?

How can I help my child manage overwhelming feelings?

Published: Mar. 8, 2022Updated: Mar. 17, 2022

Validating your child’s feelings makes them feel heard and understood. In this clip, Dr. Cantwell gives examples of denial and validation, and emphasizes the importance of modeling behavior for our kids. It will never be perfect, but there is always room to rectify the situation and show your child how to recognize and correct mistakes.

For more information about improving our kids’ mental health, check out our article Back to School/Back to Life with Anxiety Specialists at CARE-LA: The Takeaway.

Denying vs. Validating Feelings

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