Anxiety disorders are one of the primary mental health problems affecting children and adolescents today. Given the wide range of stressors associated with growing up, it is important that our children have appropriate skills for coping with anxiety and other difficult emotions.

The Child Anxiety Network was created by Dr. Donna Pincus and is designed to provide thorough, user-friendly information about child anxiety. We accept no advertising. The Child Anxiety Network is also designed to provide direction for those who are not sure where to turn when they think their child or a child they know may need professional help to cope with anxiety.

Last Updated
January 31, 2016

The "I Can Relax!" CD will help your child develop the skills they need to learn to relax during times of stress.

Could your child use some help...

  • relaxing at bedtime
  • before tests or exams
  • before dentist or hospital visits
  • before stressful medical procedures

Click here to get your copy on iTunes


Dr. Donna B. Pincus speaks with Dr Timothy Johnson on ABC News regarding The Anxiety of a Hoax; Do children suffer increased anxiety when asked to lie?"

Dr. Donna B. Pincus speaks with Dr. Timothy Johnson on ABC News regarding Extreme Child Phobias

Dr. Donna B. Pincus Treating Panic Disorder with a Teen on ABC Good Morning America

Dealing with a shy child Donna B. Pincus talks with "Today" show host Matt Lauer about how to raise a shy child.

When Anxiety Strikes: Children Gain Freedom from Fear at BU Center

Virtual Reality for Fear of Flying

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy


Coping Cards for Kids

Looking for an effective new tool for helping your child cope with stress and anxiety? Coping cards have been used with children to help them learn ways of talking positively to themselves during stressful situations.

Click Here to learn more!

Child Anxiety and Parenting Seminars
(for schools, hospitals, and communitiy agencies)

Dr. Donna Pincus, creator of The Child Anxiety Network and a specialist in child anxiety and its related disorders, frequently gives talks about child anxiety and related disorders, parenting, and helping children and families cope with stress.

Click Here for information on sponsoring a Seminar or Workshop on Child Anxiety in your area

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