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Signs of Anxiety in children’s behaviour

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Anger –

This can be a result of fear. Investigate if there is fear behind repeated angry episodes and work on the fear rather than the anger.

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Problems sleeping –

create a good bedtime routine that promotes calm and safety

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Defiance –

work on your communication. It is often the case that defiance stems from not knowing and fearing it.

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Negativity –

can also be a sign of anxiety and possible attempt at avoidance. Is this a regular behaviour or pattern? If it is you may want to seek professional help.

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Lack of focus –

Is this a regular problem? If so (as with negativity) you may want to seek professional help

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Over planning –

this can be an attempt to feel in control. Gentle work to lessen the dependence.

Beneath every behaviour is a feeling. Beneath each feeling is a need. When we meet that need rather than focusing on the behaviours, we begin to deal with the cause not the symptom.