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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Last month, Anxiety Canada’s Executive Director, Judith Law and Chilliwack District Counsellor, Cathy Preibisch, were presenters at the BC Alternate Education Association Conference in Vancouver. In their workshop, titled: Anxiety Management, Judith and Cathy spoke about the collaboration between the organization and the school district and how they implemented Anxiety Canada’s resources into a school setting, to help manage student anxiety. The pair also provided the participants with a...
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Good News! We recently added new resources on our website specifically for Educators and School Counsellors who are looking for tools to help support socially anxious students. What does social anxiety look like? Socially anxious students feel “on stage” which can lead to self-consciousness, worry, and avoidance. What this looks like can vary depending on the student’s age. Younger students may experience stomach aches and refuse to participate in school or activities. As they get older, they...
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Thursday, March 30, 2017
Anxiety Canada is extremely pleased to announce the launch of My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for Children. M.A.P. is a free online anxiety management toolkit and step-by-step guide for parents with anxious children. You can read the full press release here. After identifying a need for anxiety management tools that parents can use at home, Anxiety Canada, along with a psychologist, developed tools based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) that can be used to manage eleven different anxiety and...
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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Anxiety Canada Launches My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for Children A step-by-step guide to help parents with anxious children   March 28, 2017 - Vancouver, BC - The Anxiety Disorders Association of British Columbia (Anxiety Canada™) today announced the launch of My Anxiety Plan (M.A.P.) for children – a free online anxiety management toolkit and step-by-step guide for parents of children with anxiety. The tools in M.A.P. are created using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), an ...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
At Anxiety Canada, we are very grateful for the support of our volunteers who make it possible for our very lean team to provide valuable resources, programs, and services. Our volunteers help out in a variety of ways including fundraising, office support, and community service. This month, we are pleased to put the spotlight on one of our volunteers. Shab has been volunteering with the Anxiety Canada office since September.   Q&A with Shab   Q.  Tell me how you first...
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Monday, January 30, 2017
The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brave as “One with mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or difficulty.” Using this definition, people who experience anxiety have more opportunities to be brave than the average person. Why? Because people with anxiety have more severe, frequent or intense fears, and they have to face more fears to get on with the activities of daily living. Read the blog…
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