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What to Do When Your Child is Overwhelmed

What to Do When Your Child is Overwhelmed

Published: Mar. 14, 2022Updated: Oct. 9, 2023

When your child is overwhelmed, Dr. Erin Cantwell of CARE-LA says don’t use logic. Instead, connect with their feelings. Naming the emotion can tame the overwhelming feeling. Recognize that your child (and you) may need space; upon recognition, your child can signal to others that they are about to “flip.”

To learn more helpful tips from the anxiety specialists at CARE-LA, go here!

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