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Bulletin of Psychological Practice in Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (online): 2658-3100


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Methods of Correction of Anxiety and Fears in Preschool Children 27

Shakhvorostova T.V., PhD in Psychology, Assistant of the Department “General and pedagogical psychology”, Vladimir State University named after Alexander and Nikolay Stoletovs, Russia,
The article presents the experience of using various techniques to anxiety and fears reduction in children 5–6 years in one of the pre-school educational institutions in the city of Vladimir. The survey involved 25 children of the older group of kindergarten, was used techniques: “Anxiety Test” (R. Temml, M.Dorky, V. Amen), drawing test “House”. The authors discussed with each child individually the features of the picture (its color, shape, who lives in the house). According to the results of the study, consultations were held with parents. The project “Long live friendship, cheers!” was developed and implemented. The aim was to unite the children’s team and restore friendly communication between children. Several classes of individual correctional work were conducted not only with children, but also with parents of pupils with very high and high levels of anxiety. The survey and the program led to conclusions about the need for more detailed education of parents in the field of interaction with the child, since most of the identified fears were laid in the process of family communication at the age of 2.5 to 4 years.

Keywords: children’s anxiety, fear correction, harmonization of parent-child relations, psychological atmosphere in the family

Column: Section II. Scientific and Methodical Support of Prevention of Social Risks in the General Education System


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