Strategies to Help Calm an Anxious Child

Phoenix Children's Pediatrics has sponsored this video as a part of our medical educational series.

Strategies to help calm an anxious child are one of the most important tools a parent should have in their tool kit. Dr. Ali Vanatta from a pediatrician from Phoenix Children’s Pediatrics – Scottsdale graciously agreed to answer your most asked questions! 

Do you have answers to the following? If not, join us in a wonderful discussion about anxiety and coping strategies in children.

  • Should you talk to your kids about anxiety?
  • How do you teach them to be calm?
  • How do you know when you should seek out help for childhood anxiety?


Dr. Vanatta is accepting new patients. You can request an appointment by clicking here or calling 602-933-5730.

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Note: Information provided is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This information is provided for informational or educational purposes only.