How To Do Exposure and Response Prevention With A Child
This video was very unplanned, but the opportunity came to show how to use exposure and response prevention with a child. My 1-year-old was very unsure about the fast-moving clouds outside. Instead of accommodating, we choose to do an exposure.
👉Let's go through what an exposure looks like for a child. Even a 1-year-old.
👉How to do an exposure with a child.
👉How to not accommodate an anxious child.
👉How to use mindfulness with a child.
👉How to recognize when a child is anxious.
It is important for children to learn that their brains can send false danger signals.
Remember, when it comes to your OCD and anxiety; it is your job to "Face The Unknown". ⠀ DISCLOSURE: Although I am a licensed therapist. This video is not intended to replace medical advice. This is for information purposes only and should not be used to replace the guidance of a local mental health professional.⠀
ERP with a child
ERP with a 1 year old
Nathan Peterson specializes in working with OCD and Anxiety related disorders and has done so for the past 7+ years.