Coping Cat Parents Blog

Dr. Khanna provides tips and tools for you and your child to live with less stress and anxiety.

Not sure if your therapist is providing CBT?

Here are some questions you can ask if your child needs services for an anxiety disorder, such as generalized anxiety disorder, social phobia, separation anxiety disorder, OCD, or a specific phobia: Does the type of treatment you do involve...

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Is it Time to Seek Treatment?

Having trouble deciding if it is time to seek treatment? A basic guideline is to think of (A) Intensity, (B) Frequency, (C) Interference and (D) Duration: A. Intensity:  How intense is the anxiety or stress your child is experiencing? Does...

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Is it Everyday Stress or Problematic Anxiety?

Anxiety is a normative, adaptive response that helps one to prepare for action in the face of potential harm. Most children experience some level of anxiety in response to everyday stress. The experience of everyday stress may not equate with...

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Books That May Be Helpful For Parents

There are so many books out there to choose from. It’s hard to know which one will be the one you are looking for. We’ve picked some of the best, evidence-based, books and categorized them to give you some direction on where you’...

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What about Mindfulness?

You may have heard of therapies for anxiety other than CBT or medication. For instance, you have probably heard the term “mindfulness” or heard news about the benefits of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction. It’s important to know...

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Steps to take if your child needs help with anxiety

Finding good and reliable information on treatments for medical conditions is difficult and confusing, but finding information on treatment for emotional or mentalhealth can seem downright impossible. It’s a complicated issue and hard to say...

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