Health & Wellness
Teen Anxiety in the Brain and Tips to Deal With It (Ages 12-16)
In this one time course, students will learn the roles of the parts of the brain that deal with anxiety, as well as some simple tips to help conquer anxiety and other strong emotions.
Karlie Hansen, LCSW
254 total reviews for this teacher
25 reviews for this class
Completed by 176 learners
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How does a "One-Time" class work?
Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers
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This class is meant to help kids understand, recognize, and calm anxiety. The tips taught in this class help with other emotions as well. I include a personal story of when I felt anxiety, and then teach the parts of the brain using fun nicknames and pictures to help the students remember their functions. We will be talking about the Hippocampus (Memory Brain), the Pre-Frontal Cortex (Smart Brain), and the Amygdala (Safety Brain), and what happens to them when we feel anxiety. I will also be...
Students will learn to normalize and recognize anxiety. Students will learn different parts of the brain and their functions. Students will learn 3 simple tips to calm down anxiety (A Breathing Exercise, Imagination Vacation, and telling our brains the true information).
I am a licensed clinical mental health counselor/elementary school social worker. I have a Master's Degree in Social Work and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker license, along with a School Social Worker License. I have been teaching children about mental health, mindfulness, coping tools, and emotions for four years. I love helping kids feel empowered to learn ways to manage their emotions!
There is no homework for this class, however, I encourage the students to recognize when they feel anxious, and practice the tips that they learn to calm down anxiety.
Students will not need any supplies for this class, however, they are welcome to take notes if they would like.
30 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
I will be showing an image of the brain with different parts (Amygdala, Hippocampus, and Pre-Frontal Cortex) highlighted
Karlie Hansen, LCSW
Mental Health Counselor & Nature Enthusiast
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
254 total reviews
488 completed classes
I am licensed clinical social worker/elementary school mental health counselor, and I love teaching kids all about mental health and how to cope with their emotions! I offer many classes on a variety of mental/emotional health topics. I believe...