Your Anxious Child podcast

Treating Childhood Anxiety with Mega-Dose of Independence: Interview with Camilo Ortiz

15 Sekunden vorwärts
15 Sekunden vorwärts

Camilo Ortiz is an Associate Professor of Psychology and the director of clinical training at Long Island University-Post as well as maintaining a private practice.

Dr Ortiz is developing a novel approach to treating childhood anxiety by providing children with opportunties to practice being independent. Everyday acts of doing things independent of adults essentially exercise the same psychological muscles that a child need to deal with anxiety. His approach has the potential to be a promising addition and at times an alternative to traditional exposure based therapy for anxiety. This approach has an accessible simplicity and leverages children natural wish to be independent and competent. 

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