• K.C. Dreisbach, LMFT

Emotion Regulation: The Key to Helping Kids Cope during Stressful Times

Have you ever heard of the term emotion regulation? It's a popular term in the world of child psychology, and it is closely tied to anger outbursts, anxiety, and depression.


During times of crisis, like a global pandemic, the ability to regulate emotions is key to helping kids manage and overcome these difficult times without slipping into a dark place. Many of the kids that walk into the therapy room struggle with emotion regulation, and it is often the key to helping them recover from their mental health condition. But what is it?

In today's article, I'm going to help you understand what emotion regulation is, breaking it down into its many parts. Let's get started!