Teen and Childhood Anxiety - An Interview with The NZ Listener
Everyone experiences anxiety - it serves a very real evolutionary purpose. But for some anxiety can begin to have a detrimental impact that begins limit their opportunities and engagement with others. I see lots of children and teenagers with anxiety so was more than happy to speak with the NZ Listener about this very important topic. You can read the full interview part of the article here.
My Tips and Advice Toolbox
As some of you know I have a great interest supporting children and young adults to develop resilience building strategies to enable them to thrive in a fast-paced and ever changing societal landscape. In fact I would say that this is a mainstay of my work. I love taking research from neuroscience and psychology and translating that into practical and fun strategies for children to use in their everyday lives. I shared some of these tips with The NZ Listener. You can read my expert tips part of the interview here.
I'd love to hear your thoughts or comments about the article, or indeed your thoughts on this topic. Please remember that this is a public forum and be mindful about what you share. If you would like more personal advice on this topic feel free to contact me here.
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