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Four Week Group For New York Parents of Children and Teens with Anxiety or OCD-Related Disorders

Does your child struggle with anxiety or OCD?

Start date for the 4-week Fall Session is TBD

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Sign up for a complimentary 15 minute assessment call to see if the Fall Session would be the right fit for you.

For parents of children and adolescents who suffer from anxiety or OCD symptoms. 

Panic disorder & Agoraphobia

Selective mutism

Fears and phobias

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Separation Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Generalized Anxiety

Anxiety problems treated with SPACE include:

SPACE is a parent-based treatment program for children and adolescents with anxiety, OCD, and related problems developed by Dr. Eli Lebowitz at the Yale Child Study Center. It has been proven to be as effective as CBT in randomized, controlled clinical trials at reducing symptoms of clinical anxiety.

SPACE does not required you to imposes changes on your child’s behaviors. Instead, you will learn how to alleviate their anxiety by altering the way you respond to them. This group will teach you how to shift from engaging in “accommodating’ behaviors to effectively communicating your support in a way that strengthens their ability to cope.

The feeling of anxiety is not inherently dangerous. However when humans have an anxiety disorder we have an overinflated sense of threat. You will learn how to help your child quiet this fire alarm in their brain by leaning into your parent-child relationship and focusing on your child's attachment drives.

Whether you’ve tried other approaches or this is your first time addressing these struggles, this group will provide you with thorough understanding of anxiety as well as a framework for effectively supporting your child through your parent-child connect.  

This virtual group will teach you the principles of SPACE (Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions)

Be able to pinpoint any of your own behaviors that are inadvertently fueling the flames of your child’s anxiety and walk away with a clear and straightforward game plan for reducing these accommodations.

Understand exactly what to do to help your child learn to cope with their anxiety and feel confident in your methods

Deepen and strengthen the relationship between you and your child as you work toward establishing a secure attachment bond

Form a community with the other members of the group (limited to 6 families) that you can lean on for support, as you bond over your shared experience as you and spend 4 weeks sharing and learning together.

Plus:

You'll walk away from this 4-week group with a stronger confidence in your ability to parent a child with anxiety or OCD

You'll walk away from this
4-week group with a
stronger confidence in your
ability to parent a child with anxiety or OCD

Still have questions?

If your insurance plan has out of network benefits, a portion of psychotherapy expenses may be covered by your insurance policy. 

Each one hour meeting is $100 for a total cost of $400 for the program

All the details:

Contact Rebecca Halperin, MSW, LCSW, rhalperin@upshurbren.com to get more information.

Interested in a group, but unable to attend the October/November session?
Click here to be notified when enrollment for the next session opens.

If you live in New York State and your child struggles with symptoms of anxiety or OCD,
sign up to to schedule a free 15 minute assessment call to determine if this group is right for you.