anxiety

10 07, 2023

Social Anxiety & Children With Autism: A Comprehensive Guide

2023-08-31T08:38:16-07:00July 10, 2023|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

. This comprehensive guide aims to shed light on the intersection of social anxiety and autism, providing parents and therapists with valuable insights and practical strategies for support. Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder Social Anxiety Disorder, also known as social phobia, is characterized by a persistent fear of social or performance situations in which embarrassment, rejection, or scrutiny are possible. Individuals with this disorder often fear that they will do something [...]

22 06, 2022

What is Sensory Processing Disorder?

2022-12-01T06:54:47-08:00June 22, 2022|Behavior Therapists, Education|0 Comments

Sensory processing disorder is a condition in which the individual in question doesn’t respond in a normal manner when they are exposed to certain sounds, smells, textures, or other external stimuli. This might include hypersensitivity to music or hyposensitivity to strong stimuli that should evoke a response. Also known as SPD, the Sensory Processing Disorder concept evolved out of an older concept known as “Sensory Integration Dysfunction. It is more [...]

2 04, 2022

Exposure Therapy For Children to Overcome Anxiety

2022-04-01T09:06:58-07:00April 2, 2022|Education|0 Comments

The philosopher Aristotle once noted that nature outfits human beings with emotions for a reason and that all emotions serve a purpose. In this light anxiety is a normal, adaptive emotion. In a healthy context, it serves to motivate us to prepare for future threats. Yet for some individuals, and children in particular, anxiety occurs too frequently, and sometimes too intensely for the given situation. In these instances, anxiety can [...]