For me, Labor Day has always seemed to signify the end of summer and the start of a new season even though the calendar tells me that summer is technically still here for the next few weeks. By this point, most schools are back in the full swing of things and the busyness of the school year starts to set in. The new school year results in a wide array of emotions for children and parents alike, and for some children and adolescents, going back to school causes feelings of anxiety. Deciding whether or not a child's worries and fears might require additional help can be difficult for parents, so I filmed a video that talks about questions parents can ask themselves about their child to decipher whether seeking help from a professional is warranted. If you want to know more about back to school anxiety, check it out!

By: Amanda Paben, LPC