How to Talk to Your Kids About Back-to-School Anxiety - Tips From an Old Deep-Dish Psychotherapist

Hello and warm wishes to all parents and guardians of school age children, from pre-school to college!!!

I want to suggest a way to talk with your kids, to ease garden-variety anxiety about going back to school. It can come in handy with or without a pandemic, but with a pandemic, it’s especially useful.

None of this is terribly original and most of it consists of repurposed therapy skills. But it can come in handy, and maybe you’ll get some fresh perspective in here. As always, I count on you to take what you can use and chuck the rest. 

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