Anxiety: The Monster Among Us

Anxiety: The Monster Among Us

Monday, May 21, 2018
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Polson Middle School Auditorium

More children than ever seem to be struggling with anxiety.

This workshop is designed to address why and what we can do about it.

Here are some of the Questions that will be answered:

  • Why are there more children struggling with anxiety than in past generations?
  • What is healthy, age-appropriate anxiety vs an anxiety disorder?
  • Is anxiety genetic, enviromental or both?
    Why is that important?
  • How does anxiety express itself differently at different ages and differently in boys vs girls?
    How does anxiety manifest itself in you?
  • What is the relationship between anxiety and ADHD?
  • How to you talk to your children about their anxiety?
  • What specific skills and techniques can you use to help your children/students become confident and courageous in the face of their anxiety?

Alicia Farrell, PH.D. is an accomplished Cognitive Psychologist, professional speaker and founder of Clearview Consulting. Some of her noteworthy accomplishments include 9 years as a university professor, twice a fellowship award recipient in support of research on wisdom, published research scientist and an expert problem solver. Her life's work is to educate and coach people, and organizations, on how to maximize brain power and solve problems. She also has a private practice working with teens, adults, couples and families who want to make healthy and durable changes in their lies. Dr. Farrell brings 20+ years of expertise and passion to her work.

Sponsored By:
Madison Public Schools
Whole Child Wellness Team

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A conversation for parents of students in Grades 5-12

Alicia Farrell PHD