PSP: 236: Do You Blame Yourself for Your Child’s Anxiety or OCD?


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By Natasha Daniels: Child Therapist, Child Anxiety and OCD Expert, Parenting Coach and Parent, Natasha Daniels: Child Therapist, Child Anxiety, and Child OCD Expert. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

It’s hard not to focus on what we have done or haven’t done to help our child’s anxiety or OCD. It is a slippery slope and many of us fall into the black abyss of self-blame.

In this episode of the AT Parenting Survival Podcast, I talk about why parents shouldn’t blame themselves for their child’s anxiety or OCD. I also talk about how this type of thinking can hold you, and even your child back.

Supplemental Reading: The Sexist History of Blaming Mothers for Mental Illness


This podcast episode is sponsored by NOCD. NOCD provides online OCD therapy in the US, UK, Australia and Canada. To schedule your free 15 minute consultation to see if NOCD is a right fit for you and your child, go to

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