Nightmares can cause problems for both parents and children. Children with anxiety often wake up screaming or running to mom and dad’s room after having a nightmare. As a parent, your first instinct is to want to soothe your child, which is perfectly understandable. The way in which you are helping your child cope, however, might not be the best way to help him or her deal with anxiety in the long run.
Download this guide to learn coping strategies to help your child or teen work through nightmares and bad dreams.