Group Therapy for Children with
Anxiety and Worry
Beginning October 8, 2010
The University of Washington Psychological Services and Training Center is running a group for children ages 7 – 9 years old with diagnosed or suspected anxiety disorders.
•Led by 2 advanced clinical psychology graduate students at the University of Washington, under the supervision of Steven Katz, Ph.D.
•Therapy will be based on a Cognitive Behavioral Model using the Coping Cat framework developed by Philip Kendall, Ph.D.
•Recognize feelings and thoughts that perpetuate anxiety
•Develop rating scale for anxiety
•Practice coping actions to decrease worries (e.g. relaxation and coping thoughts)
•Parent involvement to practice and support coping strategies at home
Please refer interested families
before October 1, 2010
‘Main Clinic Intake Coordinator’
University of Washington
Psychological Services & Training Center