Discussing Stress, Anxiety and Depression in Kids


One year into our lives during a global pandemic, stress and anxiety are still high, and that includes in our children. On Friday, March 12 we discussed stress, anxiety, and depression in kids one year into the pandemic. Hosted by Janet Jefferson and podcast edited by Caitlyn Mateik.



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Our Guests:

Aaron Rakow, PhD, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Co-Founder and Director of Operations of MedStar Georgetown WISE Center. The WISE Center aims to reduce mental health and educational disparities in Washington, D.C. by bringing innovative best practices to schools throughout the city.

Lauren Pantoulis LCPC, is a Certified Specialist in ADHD and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy for children and adults at Oasis: The Center for Mental Health in Annapolis. Pantoulis’s expertise is with ADHD and assisting students and families with the struggles of learning differences. She also specializes in anxiety disorders and has a special interest in school avoidance and social anxiety.

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