Reducing Anxiety In Kids with Mindfulness and Meditation
We hear a lot about mindfulness and meditation these days, but what is it, how can we teach these skills to our children and together, how can we use them as tools to help reduce anxiety?
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How to know when child anxiety is becoming a problem
What is anxiety and what are the signs and symptoms that anxiety is becoming a problem for children? Dr Jodie looks at the social, emotional and physical displays of anxiety…
Helping your child understand anxiety
What is happening in a child's body when they experience anxiety? And once you as the parent understand, how can you explain what is going on for them, to your…
The impact of mind and body connection in helping with anxiety
What role does sleep, diet and exercise play in childhood anxiety and why is important to be aware of the mind and body connection?
Parent strategies to help your child reduce anxiety and feel strong
If your child is experiencing anxiety, what can you as a parent do to help, what strategies can you implement and when do you need to seek help for your…
Therapies and techniques used to treat anxiety in children
Dr Jodie discusses practical research-supported therapies used to treat anxiety in children.
Teens and Depression – The Warning Signs and What to Do
Are you concerned your teenager might be depressed, or heading that way? Here's a great overview of what to look out for in your teen's behaviour and mood that signal…
Handling goodbyes / separation anxiety at childcare or school
Expert tips for handling those tricky drop-offs as you help your child settle into childcare or school
Moving From Coronavirus Anxiety to Effective Action
Clinical Psychologist Dr Jodie Lowinger, details a simple, 3-step plan for helping us recognise and alleviate the stress and anxiety we’re all feeling about the pandemic.
Understanding the causes of mental health issues in young people
There has been a significant increase in mental health issues in children and young people and Kids Helpline is seeing this every day. Amanda explains some of the causes of…
Calming anxious kids
(5:30 mins) Anxiety is not an enemy state… but we need to get a handle on it.
Talking to children about suicide
(4:09 mins) How do you explain to a child that someone they love has died by suicide?
How to talk to your children about death
(4:16 mins) Death is a reality that we all need to face including our children.
How parents can help kids feel safe during bushfires
In this video Maggie Dent speaks directly to parents about how they can talk with their kids when tragic bushfires happen. She gives practical tips and guidance to parents to…
What is counselling and how does it work?
We often hear people say: "you should go and speak to someone", but who is that 'someone' and what do they do? Amanda demystifies who a counsellor is and what…
Checking in on your child’s Emotional Wellbeing
There are many things that can impact on a child's emotional wellbeing. One thing, in particular, is actually the emotional wellbeing of their friends. In this video, Brooke discusses how…