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LCPS Mental Health and Wellness Conference 2022 has ended

Loudoun County Public Schools Department of Student Services is pleased to host the 4th Annual Mental Health and Wellness Conference.  

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Saturday, January 29 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Utilizing Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Skills for Adolescents with Anxiety

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Adolescents with anxiety disorders have significant worry about themselves and their interactions with daily life. Due to their intense distress, adolescents can experience behavioral urges that can decrease their discomfort however can cause long term negative consequences. Some of these behaviors can be avoidance, withdrawal, irritability, interpersonal conflict, among others. Evidence based treatment is the most efficacious treatment to date. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is an evidence based treatment that has proven to help with anxious clients who identify with distressing emotions, especially fear and need to learn skills applicable to everyday life situations. The goal of this presentation is to understand the emotion of anxiety and provide healthy life skills that Adolescents can infuse into their everyday lives.

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Meeting number: 2310 334 1270Password: fuESNHP6M77Join by phone+1-415-655-0001 US TollAccess code: 2310 334 1270



Speakers
avatar for Cheryl Coney, LPC

Cheryl Coney, LPC

Clinical Provider, Potomac Behavioral Solutions
Cheryl has achieved credentialing as a Licensed Professional Counselor.  She seeks to help her clients develop their definition of success and begin working toward it.  Cheryl brings enthusiasm, professionalism, and unconditional positive regard to the treatment setting so she can... Read More →
avatar for Craig Gordon, LPC, NCC

Craig Gordon, LPC, NCC

Clinical Provider, Potomac Behavioral Solutions
Craig is a Licensed Professional Counselor and specializes in evidence-based treatment for trauma and stress-related disorders, anxiety and mood disorders, self-injury, and personality disorders. His training includes Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy... Read More →



Saturday January 29, 2022 10:00am - 10:50am EST