Dr. Robin delivers a 40-minute virtual presentation with detailed information for parents and teachers. The Agenda: Distinguish between normal fears and problematic anxiety; Talking to children about anxiety; Helping children identify their anxious thoughts and behaviors; Support your children in decreasing avoidance and facing their fears; Manage worry and concern when parenting
In this episode, Dr. Elizabeth talked with Dr. Joanna Robin, a clinical psychologist and director at Westchester Anxiety Treatment Psychological Services, PC. She specializes in cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) and has expertise in the treatment of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and behavioral problems.
Young Americans reported higher levels of serious psychological stress, major depression, and suicidal thoughts. At some schools, it can take months for a student in distress to be seen, and that was true before the pandemic increased rates of anxiety and suicidal ideation in adolescents.
This program examines the world of Facebook, Instagram, and other social media sites to help kids understand why it’s so easy to get addicted to all-day, all-night social media and online gaming. This behavior causes anxiety, sleep disorders, depression, the loss of real time friendships and activities, and interferes with school. Video models skills to better balance kids’ social media time.
When real life connections are lost to virtual connections, social isolation and loneliness can happen. This program looks at the reasons why so many young people feel that “no one really knows them well.” Experts weigh in on the true toll of social isolation and loneliness, including physical, emotional, and mental health issues. Teens and experts discuss specific steps teens can take to reconnect with others.