Anxious to Brave: Strengthening Children and Teens Against Anxiety. An online course for parents.

Children with anxiety have everything they need inside them to light up the world, but too often anxiety will tell them a different story. We know they are capable, brave, strong, and that anxiety doesn’t change that a bit. The challenge is to help them realise it too. 

Research has shown that with the right support, information, and strategies, parents and carers have a profound capacity to move children and teens towards brave behaviour and strengthen them towards long-term courage, calm, and resilience. The move through anxiety isn’t an easy one, for children or the adults who love them, but it is absolutely possible. As part of this in-depth program, we will explore how.

The program will provide parents with research-backed information and strategies to strengthen children and teens against anxiety in the moment and for the long term. We will discuss the what and why of anxiety and how to open up a world for your child or teen where anxiety stops getting in their way, and brave behaviour becomes possible.

‘Anxious to Brave’ will also provide parents and carers with ways to support children and teens through big feelings (including anxiety, anger, meltdowns) and the range of behaviour that can be fuelled by those big feelings (including at school, bedtime, when faced with a challenge, or more generally). We will also discuss ways to empower children and teens with an understanding of their brain and body that helps make sense of feelings and behaviour, and opens up new ways to respond.

The ‘Anxious to Brave’ program consists of six online modules plus ‘mini videos’, totalling over 7 hours of content. Participants will receive workbooks which are included as part of the course. Access to the course will be available for 6 months from purchase.

NOTE: This course includes ‘Stronger Than Anxiety’ (valued at $90). This is a workshop just for young people to help them discover their own brave way through anxiety. A workbook is included. 

USD $229.40

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3 reviews for Anxious to Brave: Strengthening Children and Teens Against Anxiety. An online course for parents.

  1. Parent (Australia)

    I learned so much and really feel stronger to help my daughters. We never realised the power we had in helping our children.

  2. Parent (Australia)

    I thought it was brilliant! Absolutely brilliant. I would recommend to any parent of an anxious child. Even the strategies for sleep and separation anxiety were very helpful for my (not super anxious) 5 year old (as well as of course to my anxious 8 year old).

  3. Parent (Australia)

    This course has made a huge difference to my understanding of what [my child] is struggling with and how I can help her. I have found it so hard to be brave and send her off to school, knowing how unhappy and anxious she was. I have been repeatedly told – by our GP, her therapist, 3 different paediatricians, many teachers and lots of well-meaning family members and friends – that I have to be the strong one, but had no understanding of how I was supposed to do that. Understanding why it is hard for me to be brave and why it is hard for [my child] to be brave has been quite revelatory and having a plan and a strategy and tools to help her and to help me help her is such a relief. I can already see changes in her and feel for the first time in a very long time that we might actually be able to get to a point where she can fully participate in life. The course contained so much valuable information, the sessions and notes were informative and well-structured, but the best thing about the course was Karen. She created such a warm, sympathetic and supportive environment, she explained everything in a clear and direct way!