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Parents and the Anxiety Cycle

How Parents Take Part in the Anxiety Cycle

When a child has an anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a parent’s actions – even with good intentions – can accidentally make things worse. Understanding how parents take part in the anxiety cycle is important in helping kids get better.

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InStride Health Series B Announcement

Series B Press Release

General Catalyst leads funding round joined by .406 Ventures, Valtruis, Mass General Brigham Ventures, and Hopelab Foundation to bolster insurance-based mental health program availability in new markets.

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It’s Not a Rampaging Hippo, It’s a Towel: The Anxiety/Avoidance Cycle and How InStride Health Helps to Break It

The Anxiety/Avoidance Cycle

Learn how we work with children, teens, young adults, and their caregivers to break the anxiety/avoidance cycle. We help them learn flexible responses to their anxious thoughts and feelings through exposure and response prevention, and acceptance. We create fear hierarchies and work our way through them, one step at a time.

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Strategies for Addressing School Avoidance Due to Anxiety

Strategies for Addressing School Avoidance Due to Anxiety

School avoidance is a term used when a child or teen avoids going to school for an extended period of time and/or consistently arrives late or leaves early. It can happen for a variety of reasons, including emotional distress, which is particularly challenging and the focus of this blog.

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Strategies for navigating school

On-Demand Webinar: Strategies for Navigating School Avoidance

After a holiday or school break, transitioning back to school can be particularly challenging for kids who have anxiety. Join pediatric mental health experts Drs. Wilmer and Villere, as they share strategies and practical tips for how families and school counselors can navigate school avoidance and successfully help kids return to the classroom.

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