Treatment to control anxiety in children

From Centro Integra, located , we treat anxiety in children to overcome and control its symptoms through clinical psychology.


Anxiety disorders also occur in childhood. It is very normal for children to trigger some kind of fear during their growth. Many of them are evolutionary, however, if they last over time, are too intense or hinder some area of ​​the child’s life, we must find a solution .
All human beings are endowed with a defense mechanism to protect us against dangers and threats, activating us and putting us on alert to face these objective dangers. When this mechanism (anxiety) is triggered by objectively non-dangerous situations such as going to school, separating from parents, or small daily events, it will also be maintained over time causing great discomfort to the child or adolescent who suffers it, making it difficult for them everyday tasks and situations.

Anxiety problems in children do not disappear on their own, but tend to intensify and worsen over time, so the failure to detect and address them in a timely manner can cause more severe problems to arise at age adult. So it is best to seek a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of anxiety .


Some of the symptoms that children and adolescents may present are:

  • Social isolation
  • Avoidance of extracurricular activities
  • Constant and recurring physical complaints for which an organic disease is not found
  • Constant worries
  • Resistance to attending school
  • Resistance to going to sleep
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Nightmares
  • Important changes in academic performance despite effort
  • Frequent and unexplained tantrums
  • Frequent disobedience
  • Frequent restlessness


Some of the most common disorders that we can find in childhood are:


Treatment consists of learning to control anxiety through the acquisition of two crucial skills: the ability to calm down and the ability to solve problems.

Teaching a child to listen and control his anxiety can help him a lot now and in the future, and even improve his behavior.

Some of the techniques that the Psychologist uses during treatment are:
  • Breathing exercises
  • Relaxation exercises
  • Help them identify negative thoughts
  • Exposure strategies
  • Conflict resolution strategies


If you think that your child could be having some type of anxiety, it is best to seek a Psychologist who specializes in this type of treatment, since early detection and treatment can help avoid major problems in the future.

If you are looking for a child psychologist  for the treatment of anxiety in children, do not hesitate to contact us.

Other treatments in which the Child Psychologist can help you with your child are:

Choosing the best Psychologist for you and your children is not something trivial since it is very important that it adapts to what you are looking for and your specific needs, do you want to know the  keys to choosing the best psychologist  ?

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Alexa Clark specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has experience in listening and welcoming in Individual Therapy and Couples Therapy. It meets demands such as generalized anxiety, professional, love and family conflicts, stress, depression, sexual dysfunction, grief, and adolescents from 15 years of age. Over the years, She felt the need to conduct the psychotherapy sessions with subtlety since She understands that the psychologist acts as a facilitator of self-understanding and self-acceptance, valuing each person's respect, uniqueness, and acceptance.

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