How to Manage Personal and Professional Anxiety

Sometimes teachers experience their own anxiety when working with a student who is struggling. It these cases, it becomes important that teachers have strategies for coping and self-care.  Below are some tips for where to start.

As an educator, you are most likely curious and value learning about new things.  If you have a student struggling with anxiety or OCD, familiarize yourself with these conditions – what they are, how they manifest, and their impact on functioning – in order to better understand what your student is experiencing and to dispel the idea that they are not real.