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Helping the Child with Selective Mutism Acknowledge, Assess & Understand their Anxiety

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Helping the Child with Selective Mutism Acknowledge, Assess & Understand their Anxiety

By: Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum
President and Director Selective Mutism Anxiety Research and Treatment Center (SMart-Center)
Founder and Director Emeritus Selective Mutism Group Childhood Anxiety Network (SMG~ CAN)
Director Selective Mutism Research Institute (SMRI)
Clinical Assistant Professor Family Medicine and Psychology PCOM

"In order for a child to overcome their anxiety, they must be able to ASSESS and ACKNOWLEDGE their difficulty and inability to communicate and at the same time, receive the understanding and support from parents, teachers, treating professionals, etc.. "

Read the entire Article By Dr. Blum HERE

Featured Organization: Selective Mutism Anxiety Research & Treatment Center

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