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Monday, December 12, 2016
The AnxietyBC YouTube Channel has over 50 videos on anxiety-related topics including social anxiety, selective mutism, and panic disorder – to name a few. The following videos were viewed the most in November. Check out the videos below, and be sure to subscribe to our channel. 1. Selective Mutism: Giving Kids a Voice with Dr.Annie Simpson Do you know a child who doesn't speak in some social situations despite speaking freely in others? Learn the latest about selective mutism. Strategies for...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
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Monday, December 12, 2016
In October, Dr. Kristin Buhr, a regular collaborator of AnxietyBC, presented a workshop at the BC School Counsellors Conference titled: Strategies and Resources for Helping Youth Manage Anxiety. Kristen talked to the counsellors about effective strategies and resources for helping youth manage anxiety. She helped the participants learn CBT-based strategies and covered two AnxietyBC resources – youth.anxietybc.com and the free MindShift app that they can apply to support students struggling with...
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Monday, December 12, 2016
Kwantlen Polytechnic University hosted the second annual Pieces of Mind Mental Health Conference in October. Dr. Gabriela Ionita, a collaborator with AnxietyBC, was invited to be the keynote speaker. Dr. Ionita provided an overview about anxiety in young adults and discussed what strategies and resources students can use to help them manage their anxiety.  It was a heart-warming event where several speakers openly shared their personal journeys with anxiety, depression, and trauma....
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Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Movember has ended, so we'd like to give a shout out to all the people who discarded their razors in support of prostate cancer and men's mental health. AnxietyBC is pleased to share Movember supporter, Henry Allan’s story with you: I started suffering from OCD around the age of 13, and continued to deal with it right through my teens. By the time I was 20, my OCD had become so severe my life came to a complete stop. It literally took me hours to choose which side of the bed to get out of; I...
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Wednesday, November 2, 2016
Join us at the Chan Centre on November 9th, for a candid, informative panel discussion about obsessive compulsive disorder featuring writer and actor Brendan McLeod; co-founder of OCDbc Lynn Furlotte and her daughter Leah John; and registered psychologists Dr. Melisa Robichaud and Dr. Juliana Negreiros. Registered Psychologist and AnxietyBC Board Director, Dr. Melanie Badali will moderate the evening. For more information, click here.
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