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Dr Abigail Gewirtz - How to talk to your children about hard and scary things

The Motherkind Podcast

This week’s guest is Dr. Abigail Gewirtz. A child psychologist and leading expert on families under stress. I felt called to get her on the show as soon as possible in the midst of Covid 19 and the big issues that are confronting society.Dr. Gerwirtz is most interested in answering two questions:How do families cope when stressful events hit? How can parents manage their own worries in order to help their children be resilient in the face of hard times?This episode is kindly sponsored by Zendium, for 20% please go to Zendium.co.uk and use code MOTHERKINDThis episode is kindly sponsored by Tonies www.tonies.com - screen-free storytelling for children

47mins

8 Dec 2020

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#45 Dr. Abigail Gewirtz: "When the World Feels Like A Scary Place"

I'm Probably Wrong (About Everything)

Dr. Abigail Gewirtz is a child psychologist, expert on stress and families and author of the book "When the World Feels Like A Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents and Worried Children". She is based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota. Dr. Abigail shares with us her work as a psychologist and not only how to have conversations with our children but also how to prepare ourselves for these difficult conversations.  You can pick up her book from Amazon at: https://www.amazon.ca/When-World-Feels-Scary-Place/dp/1523508310/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=when+the+world+feels+like+a+scary+place&qid=1604795943&sr=8-1

50mins

16 Nov 2020

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Abigail Gewirtz - When The World Feels Like a Scary Place

The Brain Possible

It’s not a far stretch to say the world can feel very scary sometimes--and now, especially. If it feels that way for we adults, have you ever wondered how it affects our children? What can we do to guide them--and ourselves--through choppy seas and trying times? How can we work through stress with our children, and what should those conversations with our kids look like?These are hard questions. Luckily, they’re questions we don’t have to answer alone. Our guest today is Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, a professor at the University of Minnesota who has written a book that could not be more timely: When the World Feels Like a Scary Place: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents & Worried Kids. Dr. Gewirtz is a mother of four, a child psychologist, and an expert on how stress affects families. We clearly have a lot we can learn from Dr. Gewirtz, and we are grateful we get to share our conversation with you today.Support the show (https://whoiscarter.z2systems.com/np/clients/whoiscarter/donation.jsp)

43mins

27 Oct 2020

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93. How to Work Through Worries With Your Child with Abigail Gewirtz, PhD

Raising Good Parents

Back to School Summit Dr. Abigail Gewirtz Book: When The World Feels Like a Scary Place  Get her book here If you want a supportive place to chat with like-minded parents join my Present and Productive Parents Group on Facebook. If you like what you hear, please leave a rating and review on this podcast. Links and Resources: Dr. Phil Boucher on Instagram @DrPhilBoucher on Twitter @DrPhilBoucher on Facebook Present and Productive Parents with Dr. Phil Boucher Group on Facebook Dr. Phil Boucher

28mins

23 Sep 2020

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85. How to Show Up for Your Child When the World Feels Like a Scary Place with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, PhD

Raising Good Parents

Interview with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz about her new book, When The World Feels Like a Scary Place that walks through how bad things in our world affect our children and how parents can raise engaged and confident kids in spite of them. Book: When The World Feels Like a Scary Place  Get her book here Register for the Back to School Summit 2020 If you want a supportive place to chat with like-minded parents join my Present and Productive Parents Group on Facebook. If you like what you hear, please leave a rating and review on this podcast. Links and Resources: Dr. Phil Boucher on Instagram @DrPhilBoucher on Twitter @DrPhilBoucher on Facebook Present and Productive Parents with Dr. Phil Boucher Group on Facebook Dr. Phil Boucher

43mins

22 Jul 2020

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Tackling Tough Topics and Festering Feelings of Anxiety in Adults and Children with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz & Jordan Reid

Harvesting Happiness Podcasts

Everyday situations and environments can evoke feelings of fear, anxiety, and emotional turmoil that can lead to overwhelm if we don’t have the skills to properly process our emotions. And, with the constant barrage of information from all over the globe of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, how do we categorize what we are feeling and help our children to do the same? How do we build resiliency and strengthen our emotional well-being? Is laughter the best medicine?To track down tools to help us better manage our fears and redirect our attention to something more productive, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, an award-winning child psychologist, who creates skills-based programs for parents. And, Jordan Reid, a lifestyle blogger, and author, who pokes fun at her anxious nature and creates calming tools for other anxious people.

8 Jul 2020

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Tackling Tough Topics and Festering Feelings of Anxiety in Adults and Children with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz & Jordan Reid

Harvesting Happiness

Everyday situations and environments can evoke feelings of fear, anxiety, and emotional turmoil that can lead to overwhelm if we don’t have the skills to properly process our emotions. And, with the constant barrage of information from all over the globe of seemingly insurmountable obstacles, how do we categorize what we are feeling and help our children to do the same? How do we build resiliency and strengthen our emotional well-being? Is laughter the best medicine?To track down tools to help us better manage our fears and redirect our attention to something more productive, Positive Psychology Podcast Host, Lisa Cypers Kamen speaks with Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, an award-winning child psychologist, who creates skills-based programs for parents. And, Jordan Reid, a lifestyle blogger, and author, who pokes fun at her anxious nature and creates calming tools for other anxious people.

48mins

8 Jul 2020

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DR. ABIGAIL GEWIRTZ

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WHEN THE WORLD FEELS LIKE A SCARY PLACE:Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents & Worried Kidsby Dr. Abigail Gewirtz“I cannot imagine a more timely book for parents in these troubled times - [It] informs, supports, and prods parents to manage our own fears and learn practical skills to help our kids grow up confident and resilient in a sometimes-scary world.” -William J. Doherty, PhD, author of Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent TimesIn the new book - WHEN THE WORLD FEELS LIKE A SCARY PLACE: Essential Conversations for Anxious Parents & Worried Kids (On sale June 9, 2020; Paperback Original - Dr. Abigail Gewirtz - a child psychologist and leading expert on families under stress - provides a roadmap for parents wondering how to best help their children through this and other stressful times. Dr Gerwirtz provides tools to address tough conversations with kids from ages 3 to 18. This is a must-read - providing a pathway of strategies for adults to talk with their children about scary world events! In), Dr. Abigail Gewirtz, an award-winning child psychologist and leading expert on families under stress, offers parents a clear and practical guide to discussing these sensitive topics in a calm, reassuring, and productive way that will help kids comprehend and process the world around them. Dr. Gewirtz sets the stage by giving parents tools to understand their own feelings before turning to their children’s. Here she explains:· How what happens in the world can affect parenting· Why a parent’s background and personal experience affect their responses to stress· How a parent’s anxiety transmits to their childrenThis is followed by a series of real-world essential conversations, actual dialogue scripts, talking points, prompts, and insightful asides. Each is tailored for different ages from three to eighteen and guides parents towards a constructive conversation without sparking anxiety in their children. And Dr. Gewirtz’s sound advice can be put into action right away; for example: Let the child lead the conversation (and don't tell more than the child needs to know) as well as Check in with yourself to make sure your own anxiety doesn't color the conversation. She also offers:· Exercises to help parents balance the desire to protect children with the need to nurture independence · Techniques to dete

8 Jun 2020

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Teaching Our Children Civility in an Uncivil World: A Conversation with Professor Abigail Gewirtz of the U of M’s College of Education & Human Development

Mom Enough: Parenting tips, research-based advice + a few personal confessions!

As parents, many of us have been concerned about the incivility that has become so common in politics, media and public conversation and behavior. How can we teach our children civility – to be polite, respectful and empathic when they are surrounded with examples of adults doing the opposite? How can we help our children learn to think before they speak, reflecting on the possible impact of their words and actions?Dr. Abi Gewirtz, professor of Child Psychology and Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota, joins Marti for a heartfelt discussion of this important topic.Have you talked with your children about the idea of civility? Do they notice that many public figures don’t behave in the way you want them to behave? What ideas did you get from this Mom Enough discussion about how you could approach this subject with your children of different ages?For the U of M’s College of Education and Human Development, click here.For Putting a Stop to Bullying, click here.For Fostering Compassionate Children, click here.

38mins

1 Jan 2018