Your child can be an anti-Anxiety Super Hero
Is your child's world getting smaller because of their anxiety?
- Does your child melt down or flip out before or after new experiences (baby sitters, new food, visits with family)?
- Do they complain of headaches and stomaches even though the doctor says they’re fine?
- Do they have trouble falling asleep because they’re worried about earthquakes, robbers, or what’s going to happen at school tomorrow?
I work with thoughtful, attuned, highly sensitive parents who feel trapped by their children’s anxiety and who want to break free.
I can help.
I'm Dawn Friedman MSEd.
30 Years Of Experience Working With Families Has Taught Me That ...
the best way to help kids is to help their parents.
Your parenting isn't the problem
Your Parenting is the answer
Parents with anxious kids get trapped in patterns that they don’t know how to interrupt. That’s where I come in. When you work with me you will learn:
- Why some kids get anxiety (and why some kids don’t)
- How your child’s anxiety impacts you and how your anxiety impacts them
- What to do to stay connected while also holding healthy parenting boundaries
- Everything you’re doing right and what you could be doing even better
I work with parents to create a personalized, developmentally appropriate, anti-anxiety plan that has long-term results.
Two ways to get the help you need
I offer both a one-to-one and a group program so you can choose what works best for your family.
What's in The Group Program?
the Strong Kids, Strong Families program includes:
Participants in the program get 12-weeks access in the Child Anxiety Support membership site so you never need to feel alone in the process.
The CBT Family Library
Inside the membership you'll find an ever-growing library of activities to pull from so you can shore up your whole family's anti-worry skills.
The membership also hosts lots of other courses, workshops and events as well as community of loving, impassioned, sensitive parents like you.
I've worked with hundreds of families and know there are lots (and lots) of ways to be a great parent. I will always honor your expertise on your child.
What's in the One to One program?
Everything in the Strong Kids, Strong Families Group Program and...
We meet every week via zoom moving through and adjusting the process. You’ll leave each session knowing exactly what to do next.
You can contact me between sessions to ask questions or get quick reassurance and direction with this easy voicemail and texting app.
You get EVERYTHING in the Strong Kids, Strong Families group program AND one-to-one access to me so that I can work closely with you to create your plan to bring all you learn to life in your family!
What people have to say
Your family no longer has to feel imprisoned by your child's anxiety
You’ve come to the realization that something HAS to change but you feel totally overwhelmed.
I UNDERSTAND. I’ve worked with so many families just like yours: loving, caring, highly empathetic parents with intense and sensitive kids.
I know how you got here and I know how to get you out. We’re going to free your family from the grip of childhood anxiety TOGETHER.
places where you can find me
I’ve written for or been featured in numerous publications including: