Blog Archive : February 2013

Dr. Debra Kissen posted a blog on Feb 12, 2013
Question: I am worried that encouraging my child to do things that she fears will only make her more scared. I remember when I was young, my parents forced me to do things that scared me and it only made me feel more scared. Answer: It is not encouraging children/or adults to approach feared stimuli that is the problem. What is critical is the manner in which we do it. I...