Donna Pincus on reducing children’s anxiety and fears
In her new book, ‘Growing Up Brave,’ the Boston University professor says certain parenting styles can actually encourage problems.
In her new book, “Growing Up Brave,” Boston University professor Donna Pincus says certain parenting styles can actually encourage anxiety. “The research on cognitive-behavioral treatments has grown tremendously,” she says. “I’ve treated kids with a fear of pigeons, elevators, dogs, bugs, clowns, costumed characters--any specific fear you can think of.”