Renee Jain

Jessie’s Hidden Messages: Art Therapy for Social Anxiety

A true story contributed from a school counselor. All of the children’s names have been changed to protect their identities. Jessie came to my school counseling office after being referred by her 5th grade teacher.... Read More

GoZen! Anxiety Relief for Children Podcast

Bullying Prevention Techniques and Programs

Podcast: Bullying Prevention Techniques and Programs Fight Bullying Systematically! GoZen interviews two bullying prevention experts that offer rich tips to parents, schools, and communities on the battle against bullying. Check out our latest podcast as... Read More

How I Overcame My Childhood Anxiety

A true story from a caring community member… I don’t recall exactly when my anxiety began, but by high school what I now know to be generalized anxiety disorder was clearly rearing its ugly little... Read More

GoZen! Anxiety Relief for Children Podcast

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children

Podcast: Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects millions of children each year. Fortunately, there are natural, research-based techniques children can use to manage and overcome OCD. Listen to’s expert interview... Read More

Helping my Anxious Child Cope with 2 Natural Techniques

Contributed by loving mother, Jennifer W. It breaks my heart every time my daughter has one of her “fits.” She can be a happy, sparkling seven-year old one minute, then practically hyperventilating the next, screaming... Read More

Separation Anxiety, Over and Out

From a caring community member. When my daughter Katrina was 8 years old, she seemed to be having a good year in school. I had divorced Katrina’s father three years earlier, and although he had... Read More

Master Skills, Master Anxiety: Teaching Your Child Self-Efficacy

Contributed by community member, Karen Banes. The psychologist Albert Bandura believed the greatest gift we can give our children is self-efficacy. The quality that helps them feel like capable, competent, human beings. The feeling that... Read More

Handling Judgment When You Have a Child with Anxiety

Contributed by proud mother and writer, Kelly Harbaugh. Parents of children who suffer from anxiety have a lot of concerns on their plate.  Unfortunately, they often have to deal with an additional issue:  judgmental advice... Read More