This talk will provide an overview of obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, separation anxiety, social anxiety and panic disorder. Learn about causes of childhood anxiety and factors that contribute to its maintenance. Strategies for home and school will be explored with emphasis on the role that parents can play in supporting their child.
A. Cassandra Golding, Ph.D.
Dr. Golding is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in pediatric neuropsychology, multiculturalism, trauma, and family functioning. She conducts psychological evaluations and provides therapy to children, adults, and families as well as parenting groups utilizing a large range of evidence-based therapeutic modalities as well as insight oriented therapies. Dr. Golding has also conducted small groups aimed at improving emotional health in children and early intervention for adolescent substance use and risky behavior. These groups focused on the reduction of anxiety, increasing self-esteem and emotion regulation, development of interpersonal skills and decision making.