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Helping Kids Grow Through What They Go Through With Dr. Chris Willard

In this minisode we are joined by Dr. Chris Willard, Harvard Psychologist, dad and author of ‘How To Grow Through What We Go Through.’ Together we talk about:

  • The concept of post-traumatic growth, what it is and the supporting science, and
  • Techniques and practices to encourage post-traumatic growth so that we can not just survive the challenges in our lives, but come through them stronger than before.
     

Episode transcript here.

 

Episode Resources:

 

  1. Book: How To Grow Through What We Go Through, Dr. Christopher Willard

  2. Kelty Website:  Trauma & PTSD

  3. Parent Peer Support for Families at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre

 

 

Guest bios
Dr. Chris Willard
Psychologist

Dr. Chris Willard is a dad, clinical psychologist, author and consultant. Dr. Willard has extensive experience working with families and specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression and stress-related disorders. He has written several books on mindfulness including “Alphabreaths” and “Growing Up Mindful: Essential Practices to Help Children, Teens, and Families Find Balance, Clam, and Resilience.”

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