Considering all that’s happening in the world, the Wellesley Mothers Forum brings you a timely talk on anxiety affecting children.
Presenter: Dr. Kathleen Trainor
Lecture Description: Dr. Trainor will discuss the signs and symptoms of anxiety in children and what parents can do to help. We will come away from this talk with tools that will help us provide support and understanding to our children and learn signs that may suggest professional help is needed. Dr. Trainor will also touch on the impact of stress experienced by children during the pandemic and how to sort out what is normal in such uncertain times.
Presenter’s Bio: Dr. Trainor is a senior psychologist currently in private practice. She is the author of the book "Calming Your Anxious Child: Words to Say and Things to Do" and was on the staff of the Child Psychiatry Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as faculty of Harvard Medical School for more than 25 years. She has over 30 years experience working with children, teens and families specializing in anxiety, OCD and other related disorders using cognitive behavioral treatment. Dr. Trainor presents to professionals and community groups on Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety Disorders and provides training and consultations to schools and therapists in various clinical settings.
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