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Dr. Dawn’s Seven-Step Solution for When Worry Takes Over

Easy-to-Implement Strategies for Parents or Carers of Anxious Kids
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worry has a way of turning into WORRY in the blink of an eye. This upper-case WORRY causes children to fret about unlikely scenarios and shrink away from routine challenges, ultimately holding entire families hostage. But upper-case WORRY is predictable and manageable once you understand its tricks.
This 7-part video series will help you recognize WORRY's tricks while teaching techniques to help you and your child break free.
Each video contains learning objectives and action steps along with need-to-know content presented in a clear, engaging manner by child psychologist and best-selling author, Dr. Dawn Huebner.

Video One: Trolling for Danger (time 8:15)
1. The role of the amygdala in spotting and alerting us to danger
2. What happens when the amygdala sets off an alarm
3. Real dangers versus false alarms
4. Calming the brain to get back to thinking

Video Two: The Worry Loop (time 10:15)
1. The "loop" that keeps Worry in place
2. How to identify where your child is in the Worry Loop

Video Three: Externalizing Anxiety (time 11:41)
1. Externalizing anxiety as a powerful first step
2. Talking back to Worry
3. Teaching your child to talk back to Worry
4. Talking back without entering into a debate

Video Four: Calming the Brain and Body (time 13:36)
1. Breathing techniques
2. Mindfulness techniques
3. Distraction techniques
4. How to Choose

Video Five: Getting Rid of Safety Behaviors (time 15:18)
1. Preparation
2. The role of exposure
3. Explaining exposure to your child
4. Creating an exposure hierarchy

Video Six: Worrying Less Is Not the Goal (time 13:02)
1. The more you fight anxiety, the more it holds on
2. The more you accommodate anxiety, the more it stays
3. Anxiety is an error message, a false alarm
4. When you stop letting Worry be in charge, it fades

Video Seven: Putting It All Together (time 19:42)
1. A review of the main techniques
2. Deciding where to start
3. The role of rewards
4. Supporting your child, not Worry
  • Published: Feb 01 2022
  • ISBN: 9781839973246
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Press Reviews

  • Summer Batte, author of Name and Tame Your Anxiety: A Kid's Guide

    Dawn Huebner has distilled a goldmine of proven techniques into a set of easy-to-follow steps that any parent can use. This is a game-changer for any family dealing with anxiety. Dr. Dawn's Seven-Step Solution is perfect for any parent who sees anxiety taking hold in their child and in their home. The videos lay out tried-and-true methods for helping your child talk back to their anxiety and have the confidence to overcome their worries.
  • Janine Halloran, LMHC and Founder of Coping Skills for Kids

    If a parent/caregiver is raising a child with anxiety, this course offers some of the best tips for working together to handle worry. The videos are packed full of information, and Dr. Dawn shares the strategies in a way that is easy to understand with simple action steps laid out at the end of each video. I will be recommending it to my clients!
  • Mary K. Alvord, Ph.D. Psychologist and Co-Author of Conquer Negative Thinking for Teens and Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents.

    EVERY parent of a worried or anxious child will benefit from this engaging and instructive video series, with action plans that can be immediately applied. It's almost like getting one-on-one sessions with the amazing Dr. Dawn.