Anxious Kids, School Refusal and Remote Learning

Description:  There has been plenty about which to be anxious in the past 2 years. Children and young people have not been exempted.  In this presentation clinical psychologist, Tom Lothian, will review the nature of anxiety, what can be done to help and what to avoid. There will be a specific focus on anxiety in young people and on school refusal as this is a widespread challenge in many households coming into the final school term of 2021.

About the presenter: Tom has worked with clients from ages 4 to 80 in a wide range of settings. He has experience in psychiatric hospitals, private practice, community drug and alcohol, community health and working in the adult forensic system. In addition to individual and group therapy Tom is an experienced trainer and developer of therapeutic and training manuals. He has worked with clients on a variety of challenges including trauma, substance use, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, personality disorders, gender and sexual issues, anger and offending, and social skills for clients on the autism spectrum. Tom finds his work mostly fun and always rewarding.

Event Properties

Event Date 12-Oct-2021 7:30 pm
Event End Date 12-Oct-2021 9:00 pm
Capacity 93
Available place 93
Individual Price Free

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