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Digital Seminar

Helping Parents Through Crises: Avoiding Pitfalls & Amplifying Opportunities

Lynn Lyons, LICSW
1 Hour 03 Minutes
Jun 04, 2020
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Parents are being asked to navigate jobs, kids’ schooling, and financial concerns, all while handling their own emotions and those of their children.

Although these circumstances are unique, the skills worried parents need to interrupt catastrophic (and contagious) patterns remain the same.

A family approach packed with concrete information and coaching works with stressed families--and is more important than ever.


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Lynn Lyons, LICSW, is an internationally-recognized psychotherapist, author, and speaker with a special interest in interrupting the generational patterns of anxiety in families.

She is the author of several books and articles, including (with Reid Wilson) Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents and the companion book for kids Playing with Anxiety: Casey's Guide for Teens and Kids. She is the co-host of the popular podcast Flusterclux and has several online programs for professionals, parents, and children.

She maintains a private practice in Concord, New Hampshire where she sees families whenever she's not on the road teaching.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Lynn Lyons maintains a private practice and receives royalties as a published author. She receives compensation as an international presenter. Lynn Lyons receives a speaking honorarium, recording, and book royalties from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Lynn Lyons is a contributing author for Psychotherapy Networker.


  1. Devise two interventions that interrupt anxious routines in families.
  2. Compose three cognitive patterns to target in anxious families.
  3. Appraise the efficacy of utilizing a family-centred approach to working with children. 


The importance of a family-centred therapy approach to treating children. 

The patterns that are emerging in families during this societal crisis. 

The 3 cognitive patterns to target when working with parents in treatment and how to work with them. 

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Psychotherapists
  • Therapists
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Case Managers
  • Nurses

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