Emotion Regulation Skills for Parents

Do you often lose patience with your kids? Do your kids trigger intense emotions in you? Have you often wished that you could have dealt with the situation in a better way? Children often learn emotion regulation skills from watching how their parents deal with their intense emotions. So if you are someone who struggles with regulating your intense emotions, please attend this informative workshop and learn some evidence based strategies for emotion regulation in you and your children. In this workshop, topics covered include:

  • Adaptive and Maladaptive emotion regulation strategies
  • Holding our children in mind
  • Complexity of understanding the minds of children with special needs

About the Speaker: Dr. Yael Enav is a clinical and organizational psychologist with over 15 years of experience working and treating in Israel and USA. She holds a master’s degree in child clinical psychology at Tel Aviv University, and her PhD degree in Clinical psychology at Ben Gurion University. Her doctoral dissertation focused on anger and sadness and the role they play in therapy. Dr. Enav has worked extensively with children, adolescents and their parents in leading mental health institutions in Israel. Yael moved two years ago to Palo Alto, California. Today she is part of the psychophysiology lab at Stanford University, leading a study about emotion regulation in children with ASD as well as in their parents. In parallel she is doing her post-doc clinical internship in the Faculty Staff Help Center, at Stanford University and has a private practice in Palo Alto.

Date and Time: 
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 12:00
Tresidder Memorial Union, 459 Lagunita Dr. Cypress Lounge Conference room
Event Sponsor: 
Help Center
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Register for this workshop online: helpcenter.stanford.edu/register

Last modified Wed, 9 Mar, 2016 at 7:02