Anxiety


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Staying Ahead of Your Child’s Back to School Anxiety

As August barrels forward and the Back to School flyers start arriving en masse, your child may be starting to feel mixed emotions towards returning to school. Whether your child is packing their backpack for their first day of kindergarten, or making the transition from junior high to high school, anxiety and excitement are likely…

Accepting Anxiety: How Anxiety Counselling Can Help

Written by: Erika DeSchiffart, MA, Psychotherapist with Capital Choice Counselling Group It is an understatement to say that anxiety is not a pleasant emotion, especially with its accompanying physical sensations. This is why it is natural to adopt a “fighting” stance towards the feeling, because who wants to experience prolonged anxiety or panic attacks? It…