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Anxiety & Depression: A Family Matter
April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The most well meaning parents can fall into a negative cycle and, not wanting a child to suffer, actually exacerbate their anxiety when we anticipate their fears and try to protect them. Join us Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7:00PM for a conversation with Dr. Michael Cassano. Dialogue will include: How Anxiety in Children Affects the Whole Family What to Do (and Not Do) When Children are Anxious How to respect feelings without empowering fears How can you teach your child to cope with anxiety How can the rest of your family show support and love as your child conquers their fears
This event is free and open to the public.
Michael Cassano, Ph.D., Licensed Clinical Psychologist. Co-founder and Director of Dragonfly, Willow Grove. He is also Consulting Psychologist at Abington Friends School. Dr. Cassano has extensive experience addressing concerns related to anxiety, depression, parenting challenges, ADHD, learning and homework problems, op-positional defiant disorder, aggression, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and depression. Specific research interests include family influences on children’s ability to manage emotions and the development of effective treatments for children, teens, and young adults coping with ADHD, anxiety, and depression.