If you’ve ever wondered how to help your child process frightening events, don’t miss this great interview with Robyn Gobbel.
Robyn is a therapist whose clinical practice is focused exclusively on working with families of children who have experienced a history of toxic stress and complex trauma.
How should we talk to our kids about scary events in the world? And what if we’re really afraid too? Robyn answers the question, “Should we fake it till you make it?”
She also gives tips for calming ourselves and gives us a great example of how to help kids process traumatic events.
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