Scott Stossel on Helping Kids Cope With Anxiety by ‘Pushing Gently’






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The Atlantic editor and author of ‘My Age of Anxiety’ relates his experiences growing up with severe anxiety disorders, and of raising children who also struggle with phobias and separation anxiety. His advice is simple but vital: supportively helping a child experience situations that cause anxious responses, even if they don’t want to, is the best thing a parent can do.

Learn more about Stossel’s fascinating book, ‘My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread, and the Search for Peace of Mind’ here:

http://www.randomhouse.com/book/174249/my-age-of-anxiety-by-scott-stossel