ANXIETY RESOURCES  

FREE INTERVENTIONS

  • My Anxiety Plans (MAPS): MAPS are anxiety management programs based on CBT, an evidence-based psychological treatment. You can choose from two MAPs - Children/Teens and Adults. 

  • Confident Parents: Thriving Kids – Anxiety: A free coach-based program offered by the Canadian Mental Health Association in BC to help parents support their children aged 3-12 to manage anxiety.

​​

 

WEBSITES

  • Anxiety Canada: a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase awareness and promote education about anxiety disorders, to increase access to evidence-based treatment, and to encourage and develop new treatments and delivery. Anxiety Canada has many handouts video clips with experts in childhood anxiety, explaining the different types of anxiety disorders with tips for children, adults, parents, and educators. Anxiety Canada also other video clips with real students describing their struggles and ways they learned to cope with anxiety and a free online anxiety management program.

​​

  • Child Mind Institute: This is an independent, national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information about different mental health disorders to families and educators. 

​​

  • Anxiety in the Classroom: Sponsored by the International OCD Foundation, this website offers helpful information, resources, and materials about anxiety and OCD as they relate to the school setting. It also provides specific tools for teachers, administrators, and other school personnel who may work with students with anxiety and OCD. Parents and students can also find tools and information to help them advocate for school accommodations, as well as to educate their teachers and classmates about OCD and anxiety.

​​

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America: This organization offers excellent information on anxiety strategies to be implemented at home and in schools and research-based information for children, adolescents, parents, and professionals.

​​

  • Teen Mental Health: This is an interactive website that provides mental health literacy for teens and school professionals, including slides and handouts. It has entertaining animations to help teens better understand mental health disorders.

 

APPS

  • Mindshift: A free app created by anxiety experts and designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. 

  • Smiling Mind: A free app created to help young children, youth, parents, and school professionals practice daily meditation and mindfulness exercises. 

​​

  • Headspace: A paid app designed for people all ages to learn to meditate and live mindfully.

  • CALM: A paid app designed for helping people sleep, meditate and relax.

​​

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANXIETY​ (click on the links below)

 

Learning about anxiety in schools

Information for children

Information for youth​

Learning about Fight-Flight-Freeze response

​​

Exposures: How to do them

Family Accommodation: Recognize and reduce it

SELECTIVE MUTISM

Information:

 

Video: 

 

Training:

 

  • Free phone-based coaching offered by the BC government to families who have children between ages 3 and 12 years with mild anxiety symptoms:​ ​https://cptka.inputhealth.com/

SEPARATION ANXIETY DISORDER

  • Video for children and teens

  • ​​Video for parents of kindergarteners

 

PANIC DISORDER

SOCIAL ANXIETY DISORDER

 

PHOBIAS

 

BOOKS

For Educators

  • Helping Your Anxious Child (Rapee, Wignall, Spence, Cobham, 2008)

  • Freeing Your Child from Anxiety (Chansky, 2004)

  • When Children Refuse School: Parent Workbook (Kearney & Albano, 2007)

​​

For Teens

  • My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic (Tompkins & Martinez, 2009)

  • Riding the Wave Workbook (Pincus, Ehrenreich & Spiegel, 2008) for adolescents with panic disorder

  • Anxiety Disorders (Connolly, Simpson & Petty, 2005) for middle & high school students to help them understand anxiety disorders and reduce stigma with stories and drawings from youth with anxiety.

Email: contact@drjuliana.ca

Address: St. Johns Health and Wellness Center

2226 St. Johns Street 

Port Moody, BC V3H 2A7

Fax: 604.936.1666

Office Hours and Fees 

 

Note: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, at this time, appointments are only available via telepsychology