Child anxiety disorders


Like adults, children feel anxiety from time to time, and this is a normal part of growing up. However, if you notice that your child is constantly worrying or nervous, is avoiding places or environments due to fear, is losing sleep at night because of anxiety, or is having difficulty concentrating, it might be time to talk to a therapist.

Child anxiety is fairly common: an estimated one in eight children suffer from an anxiety disorder. Anxiety in children often co-occurs with depression. Left untreated, a child is at risk for academic concerns, substance abuse, and delayed social development.

Types of anxiety disorders in children include:
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Separation anxiety disorder
  • Social anxiety disorder
  • Selective mutism
  • Specific phobias
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder

Child anxiety disorders are very treatable with therapy and medications as necessary. Let our Healthwise team help your child learn manage his or her anxiety in a positive way.

Child anxiety therapy approaches include:

For more information about counseling services for childhood anxiety in Maple Grove, please contact us.
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