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November 2013

Anxiety ruins childhood!

2017-07-10T15:36:31+00:00

According to researchers, anxious children are more likely to be submissive and therefore their worries tend to be overlooked.  As such, parents should be attentive to their kids’ worries, create a list of their worries, observe their kids’ behavior in social situations; i.e. parties, pool, play grounds, and understand their kids’ anxiety rather than ignoring [...]

Anxiety ruins childhood! 2017-07-10T15:36:31+00:00

September 2013

When anxiety is good!

2017-07-10T15:38:04+00:00

Although it is very common to experience anxiety during exam period, a recent study has shown that anxiety could be associated with higher marks if the working memory is good as anxiety motivates kids to work more. Clearly, anxiety could have a negative effect on marks when the child is having difficulty memorising or remembering [...]

When anxiety is good! 2017-07-10T15:38:04+00:00

July 2013

Des Parents Anxieux = Des Enfants Anxieux

2017-07-10T15:39:34+00:00

Les études ont montré que les parents anxieux ont sept plus de chances d’avoir des enfants anxieux. La combinaison de facteurs héréditaires (gènes) et de facteurs environnementaux (les modèles comportementaux des parents) augmente la possibilité pour les enfants de développer des traits de personnalité anxieux. De plus, les enfants perçoivent et intériorisent les comportements anxieux [...]

Des Parents Anxieux = Des Enfants Anxieux 2017-07-10T15:39:34+00:00

June 2013

ADHD and ANXIETY

2017-07-10T15:44:04+00:00

According to the therapists specialized in working with children, 30-40 percent of children with ADHD experience an anxiety disorder as well, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety, phobias, and generalized anxiety disorder. The combination of ADHD and anxiety symptoms can only lead to a more stressful life for kids. Furthermore, anxiety prevents people [...]

ADHD and ANXIETY 2017-07-10T15:44:04+00:00

Active Children are not wild; they just need more structure!

2017-07-10T15:45:12+00:00

Art therapists working with kids with ADHD believe that structure, boundaries, and compliments on achievements are of importance in the treatment of these kids. Due to lack of the aforementioned pieces in their lives, most of the time kids with ADHD experience an excessive amount of negative feedback at school and at home, from teachers, [...]

Active Children are not wild; they just need more structure! 2017-07-10T15:45:12+00:00

May 2013

FRENCH OR AMERICAN: DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

2017-07-10T15:46:40+00:00

A recent study has revealed that the number of children diagnosed with ADHD in France (less than 5% of school-ages children) is remarkably lower than the number of children diagnosed with this disorder in the North America (up to 12% of school-aged children). While North American child psychiatrists perceive ADHD a medical condition that can [...]

FRENCH OR AMERICAN: DOES IT MAKE A DIFFERENCE? 2017-07-10T15:46:40+00:00

ART THERAPEUTE A MONTREAL

2017-07-10T15:53:07+00:00

Art-thérapie de la pleine conscience La pleine conscience est un état d’esprit dans lequel l’individu focalise son attention  sur les sensations corporelles. Une personne pleinement consciente a connaissance des manières dont son corps réagit aux sources de stress, qui provoquent des pensées et des symptômes physiques d’anxiété. Par la pratique de l’art-thérapie de la pleine [...]

ART THERAPEUTE A MONTREAL 2017-07-10T15:53:07+00:00

Depression: Does it only affect adults?

2017-07-10T15:56:41+00:00

According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 3.2 million Canadian youth between the ages of 12-19 are at the risk of developing Depression. Shocking? Right. Children and adolescents can develop depression if they are/ have experiencing/ experienced: Huge pressure from school, society, or family Stressful transitions, such as changing school, neighbourhood, city, or country A [...]

Depression: Does it only affect adults? 2017-07-10T15:56:41+00:00

Art Therapy and Problem-Solving

2017-07-10T16:00:58+00:00

Have you ever wished you hadn’t done what you done? Or said what you said?The reality is that, mistakes happen! What is important is that you do not lose control of the situation. Be creative in finding a new way to approach your problems, in turning your mistakes into something more positive. An activity, which [...]

Art Therapy and Problem-Solving 2017-07-10T16:00:58+00:00

MINDFULNESS-BASED ART THERAPY

2017-07-10T16:03:14+00:00

Mindfulness is a state of mind where the focus on the bodily sensations is at its highest peak. A mindful person is aware of how his/her body is reacting to the anxiety provoking thoughts and symptoms of anxiety. In the practice of mindful art therapy one practices to be present and remain present to face [...]

MINDFULNESS-BASED ART THERAPY 2017-07-10T16:03:14+00:00