Fear Messaging Versus Safety Messaging

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May 3rd, 2021

By: Tina Bryson, PhD

This short video provides a powerful explanation of how parents can move away from “fear based messaging” to implement “safety messaging” with kids. Dr. Bryson suggests that safety based messaging sends the message to children that “my parent keeps me safe” – instead of “the world is a dangerous place.”