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Helping to Manage a Child's Emotions
Episode 72nd November 2022 • Voices of Compassion • CHC
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Emotional regulation is the ability to control our emotional state so that it matches the situation at-hand. It is not something we are born knowing how to do, but rather we learn over time. How can we teach our kids to respond to various situations appropriately, even if it means behaving on the outside differently than they are feeling on the inside? In today’s podcast episode, CHC Licensed Clinical Social Workers Leeanne Merritt and Karen Moos share strategies for helping our kids and teens develop critical emotional regulation skills. Hint: it’s not about jumping in and trying to solve or make those feelings change or go away. “Sometimes,” says Karen, “they just need to sit with the feeling and eventually figure out how to regulate themselves.” Listen now! 


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