My child worries too much! Recognising and supporting children with anxiety in the early years (aged 3 to 11)
Have you wondered if your child has too much anxiety? Do they seem:
- Worried about little things
- Shy away from their friends
- Unable to try new activities
- Overly concerned about things that may happen or go wrong.
Perhaps many of those fears are dominating their thoughts and your family discussions.
Many families are caught in an anxiety dance, where it seems everyone is moving around to the tune of whatever the current worry is – and it can be exhausting, debilitating and concerning all at the same time.
If this sounds like your family dynamic, then you are not alone. In any given year as many as 1 in 10 children will have anxiety symptoms sufficient for an anxiety disorder diagnosis. In this presentation, the causes and contributors to childhood anxiety are discussed along with practical ideas and recommendations for interventions and more satisfying relationships with your anxious child.
Parents will learn how to reduce the anxiety dance and bring harmony back to their home and their childs’ world.
Who is this suitable for?
The webinar is suitable for all parents, carers, grandparents, extended family members and anyone who has a close relationship with children aged between 3 to 11 years. Everyone is welcome to participate in this webinar.
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Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022.
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time). This will include a 30-minute Q&A at the end.
Speaker: Heather Irvine-Rundle, senior clinical psychologist and director of The Read Clinic.
Location: Online webinar. Registered attendees will be emailed login details the week of the webinar. Please complete the booking form below with your contact details, including direct email address.
Ticket price: $75 per person (including GST).
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About the speaker
Heather is a senior clinical psychologist and the director of The Read Clinic, which is one of the largest psychology practises in Australia. As well as practising in Australia, Heather has also spent three years in the UK working with some of the most deprived families in Liverpool and London. She also led a service providing advice and consultations on mental health to all the schools in the South London area.
As well as practicing for over two decades, Heather has also found time to become a published author with her latest book Hello Baby. Heather speaks regularly on local ABC radio, has appeared on a number of television shows including 60 Minutes, and writes regular articles for print and digital media.
In 2019, Heather was appointed as Conjoint Professor of Practice in the School of Psychology at the University of Newcastle.
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