Free Workshop Series:
Why is my child so anxious?
How to help your child cope with anxiety at school and home
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Presented by: Jesse Selkin, Psy.D. The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders
- Is your child experiencing anxiety at home or at school?
- Are you having difficulties helping your child cope with his or her anxiety?
- Is your child worrying excessively about certain situations or activities?
- Is your child’s anxiety turning into physical symptoms?
Join Dr. Selkin as he leads an interactive and educational workshop that is intended to help you learn practical techniques to reduce anxiety in your children. Children may experience excessive anxiety and unfortunately, with anxiety rates increasing in our society, it is sometimes difficult to effectively manage worries and anxious thoughts.
This workshop will focus on the nature of anxiety in children and adolescents, signs of anxiety that parents can look for, and how parents can help alleviate their children’s anxiety.
When is the workshop?
Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 10:00 A.M. -11:00 A.M.
Where is the workshop being held?
The Center for Treatment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders
4600 Linton Blvd, Suite 320, Delray Beach, FL 33445
Who is it open to?
The workshop is geared towards parents and caregivers, but everyone is welcome to attend!
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About the Presenter
Dr. Jesse Selkin, is a Post Doctorate Fellow, who treats adolescents and adults with anxiety disorders including panic attacks, obsessions and compulsions, excessive worrying, and agoraphobia both in person and via videoconference. Dr. Selkin also treats self-esteem issues related to depression, bipolar disorder, and relationship issues.
Dr. Selkin received his doctorate in clinical psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – Los Angeles campus. He has had previous clinical experience which includes working in community mental health centers, residential programs for substance abuse, and group outpatient practice. He is bilingual and works with both English and Spanish-speaking patients of all ages.
He frequently conducts presentations and workshops within the community and has presented on various topics dealing with children—including school refusal, social anxiety, and excessive worrying. He has also presented on “Cyber-Bullying for Students” and in Los Angeles on “Leadership” and “Self-Motivation.” He has also been featured on the Experts Speak podcast on the subject of infidelity.
Dr. Selkin believes in tailoring his therapeutic approach to fit each individual and situation. He has extensive training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is the best-supported and most effective treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced trauma that causes emotional and behavioral problems. He also has been trained in Seeking Safety and Motivational Interviewing, which are evidence-based practices that relate to trauma and substance abuse.