Unspoken Words: A Selective Mutism Podcast, by Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum

The Selective Mutism Blog

Parenting Selective Mutism

As we know, parents serve a critical role in their children’s development, and many experts believe that parental behaviors influence the symptomology presentation and [...]

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“Worry Box”

Whether it is a big presentation, a group project, or just going to school, many individuals may feel anxious.  When we feel anxious, many individuals’ [...]

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Give Me A Break

Some individuals may want to “power through” specific tasks to help them accomplish the job faster or “just get it done.”  However, breaks are [...]

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Debunking the Myths of SM 

Selective mutism (SM) is a rare anxiety disorder in which children and teens are selective in which locations and people they choose to speak around. Often times, the symptoms or [...]

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