Does your child struggle with anxiety or stress? Would you like to support them to learn skills to enhance their wellbeing?
- The Psychology Centre is offering Pause Breathe Smile (PBS) a group for children (age 8-11 years) who struggle with stress and anxiety and their parents to develop skills of mindfulness. PBS is an evidence-based program, developed by the Mental Health Foundation, found to improved focus and attention, enhance self-awareness and reduced stress.
- The group will run from 4 – 5pm, starting Wednesday 23 October for 8 weeks at the Psychology Centre, University of Canterbury, and requires both child and parent/caregiver to attend and learn together. The total cost of the program is $200.
- If you would like more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
- To hear kids talking about PBS watch https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awo8jUxIm0c
For more information about the research and benefits of PBS look at http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1707/S00094/pause-breathe-smile-mindfulness-training-will-help.htm