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Sunday Morning Seminar – Dr Abi Gewirtz

November 22, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday Morning Seminar – Dr Abby Gewirtz

When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Kids

In a lifesaving guide for parents, Dr. Abigail Gewirtz shows how to use the most basic tool at your disposal––conversation––to give children real help in dealing with the worries, stress, and other negative emotions caused by problems in the world, from active shooter drills to climate change. But it’s not just how to talk to your kids, it’s also what to say: The heart of When the World Feels Like a Scary Place is a series of conversation scripts––with actual dialogue, talking points, prompts, and insightful asides––that are each age-appropriate and centered around different issues. Along the way are tips about staying calm in an anxious world; the way children react to stress, and how parents can read the signs; and how parents can make sure that their own anxiety doesn’t color the conversation. Talking and listening are essential for nurturing resilient, confident, and compassionate children. And conversation will help you manage your anxieties too, offering a path of wholeness and security for everyone in the family. Dr. Abigail Gewirtz is a child psychologist, leading expert on families under stress, mother of four.

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November 22, 2020
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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