How to Help Children with Anxiety and OCD in Small Steps with Dr. Stephen Whiteside, PhD, LP

[Episode 133 of the Intentional Clinician Podcast]

[Episode 133 of The Intentional Clinician Podcast]

Paul Krauss MA, LPC and Stephen Whiteside PhD, LP discuss how parents and caregivers can learn to play a vital role in reducing anxiety and OCD symptoms in children. Stephen Whiteside has written a new book called “Anxiety Coach: A Parent’s Guide to Treating Childhood Anxiety and OCD.” Dr. Whiteside’s book provides parents and caregivers with a comprehensive overview of what constitutes clinical levels of anxiety and OCD, as well as what is normal during childhood development. He then discusses the various sorts of therapies available, including recent studies on exposure therapy. Through reading this book, parents and caregivers can not only locate the most appropriate care of their child, they can also learn to assist their child in gaining confidence and possibly lowering their symptoms as well.

Paul Krauss MA LPC is the Clinical Director of Health for Life Counseling Grand Rapids, home of The Trauma-Informed Counseling Center of Grand Rapids. Paul is also a Private Practice Psychotherapist, an Approved EMDRIA Consultant , host of the Intentional Clinician podcast, Behavioral Health Consultant, Clinical Trainer, and Counseling Supervisor. Paul is now offering consulting for a few individuals and organizations. Paul is the creator of the National Violence Prevention Hotline (in progress) as well as the Intentional Clinician Training Program for Counselors. You can find Paul on Insight Timer. Paul has been quoted in the Washington Post, NBC News, Wired Magazine, and Counseling Today. Questions? Call the office at 616-200-4433.

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”Alright” from the forthcoming album Mystic by PAWL (Spotify)

“Adrifting” from Casio Jazz by Kelley Stoltz (Bandcamp)

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