This is a podcast for parents for who have an anxious child. Practical suggestions are given to help with a wide range of situations in which anxiety can interfere with a child's life
Expert Interview #35 The Resilience Workbook for Kids by Caren Baruch-Feldman, PhD and Rebecca Comizio, MA, MEd
The topic of today's podcast is fostering resilience in children. Caren Baruch-Feldman, PhD and Rebecca Comizio, MA, MEd have just published a very timely book The Resilience Workbook for Kids: 32 Skills to Build "I CAN DO IT Muscles"
Caren Baruch-Feldman, PhD is a clinical psychologist and a certified school psychologist. She maintains a private practice in Scarsdale, NY and works as a school psychologist in Harrison, NY. She is also the auther of The Grit Guide for Teens.
Rebecca Comizio, MA, MEd was named Connecticut's 2019 School Psychologist of the Year. She is a practicing school psychologist , and licensed professional counselor at the New Canaan Country School, in New Canaan, CT. and the Waverly Group. She is also the cohost of the School Psyched Podcast and the coauthor of 70 Play Activities for Better Thinking, Self-Regulation, Learning, and Behavior.
They also have an instructional webnair on teaching resilience to children which can be found below
Expert Interview #34: Mona Delahooke, PhD Brain-Body Parenting
Mona Delahooke, PhD is a clinical psychologist with a specialization in infant mental health. She is the author of Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behavior and Start Rasing Joyful, Reslient Kids and Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenges
In this interview, she describes how using Steve Porges Polyvagal Theory helps us understand when our children's behavior is intentional and when it is a stress response and how making that distinction is a critical guide about what to do next.
Her website www.monadelahooke.com contains several useful webnairs, a blog and other very practical information
Expert interview #33 Alan Sroufe Attachment and Anxiety
Dr Alan Sroufe has been described as "attachment chief spokesman in the United States" He conducted a longitual/prospective study of 170 people from birth to middle age looking at the type of attachment they had in infancy and what happened to them in subsequent years. He found certain types of experiences in infancy increased the chances that one might develop an anxiety disorder in adolescents. He is the author of three books: The Development of the Person: The Minnesota Study of Risk and Adaptation From Birth to Adulthood, Emotional Development: The Organization of Emotional Life in the Early Years, and A Compelling Idea: How We Become the Persons We Are and 150 scientific papers.
Expert Interview #32 Ben Sedley OCD, ACT and Teens
Ben Sedley, PhD is a clinical psychologist in Wellington New Zealand and author of two books for teens Stuff that Sucks: a teen's guide to accepting what you can't change and committing to what you can and with Lisa Coyne, PhD Stuff's That's Loud: a teen's guide to unspiraling when OCD gets noisy He is talking with us today about the treatment of OCD and how ACT (Acceptance and Committment Therapy) is an important tool in helping teens with OCD.
Expert Interview #32 Alan Goldberg, EdD Sport Performance
Dr Alan Goldberg is a sports performance coach and internationally recognized expert in peak sports performance. He is talking with us today about the how the principles used to enhance the performance of atheletes can be used in everyday performance situations with children.
Expert Interview #31- Kelsey Torgerson Dunn, LCSW author of When Anxiety Makes You Angry
Kelsey Torgerson Dunn, LSCW has just published when anxiety makes you angry in which she describes how angry outbursts in teens can sometimes be an expression of anxiety. Her book describes how to recognize when anxiety may underlie explosive episodes and what the teen, parent and therapist can do to help. As she points out, the fight part of the fight-flight-freeze response to danger is often overlooked and this book helps correct that
So thoughtful and Wise
Dr. Plimpton brings his decades of clinical and academic experience, mixed with his experiences as a parent and grandparent into this wonderful podcast. It will support parents of anxious children and all families.
Great Topics and Guests
I find the guests and the topics to be really good. I’ve learned so much about topics o didn’t even know I was interested. Dr. Plimpton is very informed and knows enough about each topic and about each guests work to ask the right questions.
Such a wonderful podcast. I just wish the hosts audio was better. It can be hard to hear him at times.