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Oral Food Challenge Part 2: Managing the Anxiety

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Parents

Oral food challenges can be very anxiety-provoking for both the child with food allergies and the food allergy parent. Allergists think very carefully before recommending an oral food challenge. They prepare for, but do not expect, an anaphylaxis reaction to occur. However, the possibility of consuming a potential allergen and having an adverse reaction can […]

Preparing for an oral food challenge. Anxiety surrounding anaphylaxis caused by nut allergy or other food allergy. You can get food allergy parenting therapy and teletherapy in Westfield, NJ and Cranford, NJ with Brave Minds in Scotch Plains, NJ

Oral Food Challenge and Anxiety Part 1: Preparing Yourself and Your Child

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Parents

What is an Oral Food Challenge? Oral food challenges are a diagnostic tool that allergists use to test for food allergies. Very simply, the patient consumes some of a potential food allergen under the supervision of a Board Certified Allergist. This allows the allergist to test for food allergies reliably and safely.  Blood and skin […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should See a Parent Coach or Child Therapist Without Your Child (video)

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about why strategizing with a Child/Teen Therapist can really up your parenting game. Then, read more below to learn how to get started with a New Jersey therapist. 6 Reasons Why You Should Meet with a Parent Coach and/or Child Psychologist As a parent, you […]

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Women and Anxiety: Do Your Anxious Feelings Interfere with Your Romantic Relationship?

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Couples, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Anxiety can make it difficult to form close relationships. Especially romantic ones. All across the nation, women and anxiety fight daily battles with one other. Unsurprisingly, trying to conquer an unseen force like anxiety can be very tricky. At times, too tricky. Anxiety can eat away at a relationship. Often crushing the trust and connection between […]

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For College Students: Back at Home for Classes During COVID

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Online Therapy, Teens

College students have gotten the short end of the stick in 2020. This is NOT what you signed up for. College at home. Virtual classes. Inaccessible professors. Confused colleagues. No freedom. No dorm life. Your internships and study abroad are on hold. And it’s just too much to deal with! We get it. You expected […]

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More than Hand Washing Part I: Unconventional Presentations of OCD

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Online Therapy

Checking.  Counting.  Handwashing.  Turning lights on and off.  Locking and unlocking a door.    These are the behaviors and images that are conjured up when people think about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, while exhibiting these behaviors may make it easier to identify OCD, there are a variety of signs and symptoms people are not […]

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Managing the Anxiety of an Oral Food Challenge (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Online Therapy

10 Strategies to Manage the Anxiety of an Upcoming Oral Food Challenge       Learn more about our Food Allergy Services Contact us for a free video consultation. (908) 242-3634 or Connect Now Thinking about food allergy anxiety therapy in New Jersey? Brave Minds Psychological Services helps children, teens, and families overcome severe anxiety, stress, and painful […]