Managing Elementary School Avoidance
and Other Anxiety Challenges:

Plans for Helping Younger Students (and Their Parents)

May 17th in Manchester, NH 

Schools continue to struggle with high rates of anxiety and in particular school avoidance, which has increased since the pandemic. This training will provide concrete strategies to use with elementary age children. (MS/HS program coming soon!) How do we create effective plans that don’t “do the disorder”? Is possible to work better with parents? Can we develop an “umbrella approach” to handling anxiety and worry in classrooms and schools? If you are a clinician, how can you work with schools and parents to foster consistency and skill-building? 

This workshop is for school personnel, including educators, counselors, school nurses, administrators, OTs, and mental health professionals in clinical practice, including psychologists, social workers, counselors, and MFT’s.

Past Events for Professionals

Treating Anxious Families:
Active and Process-Based Approaches to Get Families Moving

October 19 – 20, 2023

Because anxiety is the most common mental health issue in both adults and children, it’s impossible to be in clinical practice and not have anxious families show up, desperate for help. The demand for skilled specialists is high, and clinicians should be using the most effective, active, and creative strategies and an approach that does not inadvertently strengthen anxiety and reinforce anxious family patterns. This two day live VIRTUAL workshop will focus on HOW to get families engaged from the start with an active approach that is direct, skill-based, and works to decrease accommodations and safety behaviors. 


An Anxiety Masterclass: 
Creative and Experiential Strategies for Anxious Clients

September 13 – 14, 2023 in Manchester, NH 

This IN PERSON workshop is for licensed mental health professionals in clinical practice who have familiarity with a process-based approach to treating anxiety. *This is not an introductory program. 

This masterclass will be experiential, with an emphasis on identifying therapeutic targets, creating homework assignments, and using visualization, imaginal and hypnotic processes to enhance your clinical work with anxious clients of all ages. Although the emphasis will be on anxiety, the common presentation of anxiety/depression will be addressed. Space is limited. 

Events for School-Based Professionals

Stay tuned for details, and enjoy the podcast for more event information as it becomes available.