All children experience fears and worries from time to time. If the fears and worries are persistent, or seem out of proportion to what is happening in a young person’s life, we may describe this as anxiety.
Signs that your child might be experiencing anxiety include:
It may be helpful to consult with a professional if your child’s fears or worries are interfering with his/her ability to do things that other children of their age are doing easily, or interfering with enjoyment in one or more areas of life (e.g., friendships, schoolwork, or family life).
The following practitioners at CPMG can be of service in evaluating and managing anxiety in children and adolescents: