What you will learn:
Feeling anxious is hard. But parenting a kid or teen who feels anxious can feel even harder -- whether or not you yourself have anxiety. If you've tried to talk to your child about their anxiety, and have felt nervous, frustrated, misunderstood, rejected, or alarmed, then this session is for you.
You will learn:
- Ways to get their attention without seeming overprotective or overbearing
- What to say and what not to say
- How to ask helpful questions to get the conversation unstuck
- Signs that you should seek professional help for them -- or for you
- And so much more
About the instructor:
Sophie Riegel is a Junior at Duke University who first discovered she had a mental illness in 7th grade. She is now a professional author and speaker. She is the author of "Don't Tell Me To Relax: One Teen's Journey to Survive Anxiety (And How You Can Too)," and "Overcoming Overthinking: 36 Ways to Tame Anxiety for Work, School, and Life". Sophie is a mental health advocate who also has four different mental illnesses. She speaks openly about her experiences and has been featured on the Tamron Hall Show, Thrive Global, the Times of Israel, PsychCentral, and more. She recently recorded her first TED Talk about mental health stigma and looks forward to writing her third book in the near future.
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Suggested Length50 min
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