When do you push your kid towards the thing they are afraid of? A guide to Exposure Therapy
Most have heard of exposure therapy. If you’re scared of snakes, wrap one around your neck! Afraid of elevators? Get in! Research shows that it works, but there’s more to it than just pushing yourself—or your child—into the feared situation. In this episode Lynn talks all things exposure therapy. Can you do it yourself? How hard do you push your child? And why do many therapists avoid it as much as their clients do?
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Lynn's fourth book focus on adults and their anxiety. It's available for pre-order and arrives October 18th. Buy your copy of The Anxiety Audit: Seven Sneaky Ways Anxiety Takes Hold and How to Escape Them now.
“Once in a while a book comes along that instantly changes the way you think and act for the better. The Anxiety Audit joins this club. I challenge you to put it down and not move through your day differently. Buy this book—it will guide you along the journey to being the person in relationships, and inside yourself, that you are hoping to become.”
—Rachel Simmons, bestselling author of Odd Girl Out and Enough As She Is
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MANAGING ANXIETY IN CHILDREN: A GUIDE FOR PARENTS
This self-paced course covers the core tools a family needs to manage their anxiety, the same principles Lynn teaches to families in her private practice.
This course includes 6 video modules from Lynn Lyons, LICSW, and 9 additional Q&A videos from Lynn and Robin of Flusterclux.
What you’ll get:
- Understand how anxiety works so that you can help manage your kids and your own.
- Learn what to say when anxiety shows up for you or your kids.
- For Kids: A special video that explains how anxiety works suitable for those ages 6 and up.
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