SAVE THE DATE! MONDAY EVENING May 3rd from 7:00 to 8:15 PM for parents of children in preK through Grade 8:
“NOW What? Helping Families Manage Emotionally During Uncertain Times”
Presented online by nationally-renowned psychotherapist Lynn Lyons, LICSW, through a collaboration with local Boards of Health and the Center for Parents and Teachers.
LOG-IN INFORMATION WILL BE SENT CLOSER TO THE DATE or go to www.centerforparentsandteachers.org for more log-in information when available in mid-April.
Description: Children and teens were struggling with increasing rates of anxiety and depression prior to 2020, and this past year didn’t help! Parents and caregivers need strategies to help children (and themselves!) manage the uncertainty of our current environment as we recover and move forward. This presentation describes the skills needed for emotional management including how to increase flexibility, tolerate uncertainty, communicate effectively and replace catastrophic thinking with problem-solving.
About the Presenter:
Nationally renowned psychotherapist Lynn Lyons, LICSW, is known to bring powerful ideas and strategies that effectively address anxiety. As a psychotherapist, author and speaker based in Concord, New Hampshire. Lynn has been in private practice for 28 years, and specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in adults and children. With a special interest in breaking the generational cycle of worry in families, she is the coauthor with Reid Wilson of two books on anxiety: Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 Ways to Stop the Worry Cycle and Raise Courageous & Independent Children, and the companion book for kids, Playing with Anxiety: Casey’s Guide for Teens and Kids. Her third book, Using Hypnosis with Children: Creating and Delivering Effective Interventions is a how-to guide for helping professionals looking to incorporate hypnotic strategies for the treatment of depression, anxiety, medical procedures, pain, and sleep. Lynn travels globally as a speaker and trainer on the subject of anxiety, its role in families, and the need for a preventative approach at home and in schools.
Check out this two minute clip of Lynn Lyons:
and this one (about three minutes):