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 (aged 8-11 years) who struggle with stress and anxiety to develop skills of mindfulness. PBS is an evidence-based program, developed by the Mental Health Foundation, found to improve focus and attention, enhance self-awareness and reduce stress.
- The group will run from 4 – 5pm, starting Wednesday 19 February for 8 weeks at the Psychology Centre, University of Canterbury. It requires both child and parent/caregiver to attend and learn together. The total cost of the program is $125.
- For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
View the following YouTube clip to hear children explain PBS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awo8jUxIm0c
Further information about the research and benefits of PBS can be found here: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED1707/S00094/pause-breathe-smile-mindfulness-training-will-help.htm