Thu, Mar 17|
Managing Threat in an Age of Anxiety: The Psychological Impact of COVID on Adolescents
Experts from the Anxiety Institute will present Managing Threat in an Age of Anxiety: The Psychological Impact of COVID on Adolescents. Speakers include Dan Villiers, PhD, Founder and Director of Admissions and Outreach at Anxiety Institute, and Orla Cashman, Ph.D., LCSW, also of Anxiety Institute.
Time & Location
Mar 17, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
About the Speaker Event
Topics to be discussed include:
- How has COVID-19 impacted adolescents’ mental health?
- When do mental health symptoms require treatment?
- What can families do to provide safety and support for their children?
The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Registration is required in advance. Register Here
Speakers from Anxiety Institute, located in Greenwich, CT, and Madison, NJ, are:
Dan Villiers, Ph.D., is one of the nation’s leading interventionists in mental health for adolescents. Dr. Villiers co-founded the Anxiety Institute to promote the development of specialized anxiety treatment programs for adolescents. He has inspired hundreds of families to pursue treatment for their children with anxiety disorders and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). “Having struggled with debilitating social anxiety and panic disorder throughout high school and college,” said Dr. Villiers, “I decided to dedicate my life to alleviating the impact of anxiety on families and reducing the shame of those suffering from anxiety disorders.”
Orla Cashman, Ph.D., LCSW is a Doctor of Clinical Social Work with a Master’s in Social Work. Orla gained experience by working as a therapist at the Mead School by building an understanding of the mental health needs of children and adolescents as they mature through the school years.