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How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts (VIDEO)

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

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about how to talk with your child about scary thoughts. Below, you’ll find the highlights, some practical tips, and ways to get your child more support with child anxiety treatment. How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts As a parent, it’s our instinct […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

What OCD looks like

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 […]

Staying less stressed for your children during covid-19

Health Anxiety is Contagious: How to Help Your Child Feel Safe During COVID-19

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

Many parents are currently juggling work, parenting, and now homeschooling as well. Some parents are essential workers who put themselves at risk, and in turn, their children. Others have to manage getting work done while sheltering in place with restless youth. On top of this, many are facing financial struggles while worrying about  the health […]