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Expert advice on identifying, improving your child’s anxiety

How do you know if your child’s anxiety level is above average? Psychiatrist Dr. Laura Willing weighs in.

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Helping your child with a fear of water

In her latest post, child psychologist Dr. Eleanor Mackey discusses how parents can help a child overcome their fear of water.

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Addressing body image concerns in teens

The media’s push towards a specific “ideal image” can become a dangerous and sometimes life-threatening one.

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Dealing with depression and survivor’s guilt after tragedy

Survivors of mass tragedies are often more prone to depression and suicidal thoughts because of survivor’s guilt.

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Q&A: How do I get my daughter to play with her older friends?

Psychologist Eleanor Mackey answers a reader’s question about helping her daughter play with her friends.