Therapeutic Responses to Anxiety in
Children & Adolescents

  • Award: Certificate of Attendance and Participation. CPD: 6 hours

  • Cost: €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)

    • NOTE: Summer Series Special Offer – Book any two workshops and get a third free (cannot be used in conjunction with alumni discount)
  • Intake Date:

    • Saturday, 31 August 2019
  • Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm


Anxiety is a future-focused mood state in which one is ready or prepared to attempt to cope with anticipated upcoming events that are perceived as negative. Experiences of psychological distress as a result of overwhelming anxiety are common in our modern ways of living. Anyone working with children & adolescents is bound to meet with cases of problematic anxiety. This workshop aims to explore a range of therapeutic responses to such anxiety.

Course Content

The course will cover:

  • Types of anxiety
  • Recognising anxiety – spotting the cues
  • Neuro-bio-psycho-social considerations
  • Parents/therapist as partners
  • Importance of self-regulation and coping skills

Therapeutic approaches useful with anxiety such as:

  • Narrative therapy
  • CBT techniques
  • Creative mediums
  • Mindfulness and stress reduction


  • Saturday, 31 August 2019, 9:30am – 4:30pm

Who Should Apply:

  • This course will be of interest to various professionals, therapists and students who work with children and adolescents.


  • Certificate of Attendance and Participation
  • CPD: 6 hours


  • €95.00 (15% Discount for IICP Students/ Alumni and VCS Counsellors)
  • This course is part of IICP’s Summer Series and eligible for our 3 for 2 offer so book any two summer series workshops and get a third one free!

    • Note: The discount for IICP Students / Alumni and VCS Counsellors cannot be used in conjunction with the 3 for 2 offer.


Getting Started

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About the Workshop Facilitator

Pam Patchell
Pam PatchellIICP Module and CPD Lecturer
B.A. (Hons) C&P, MIACP
As well as a BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy, Pam also holds Professional Certificates in CBT and Child and Adolescent Counselling. Pam practiced as a child carer for fifteen years before moving into Youth Advocacy. From there, Pam began counselling Children and Adolescents.
Pam has worked therapeutically with children and adolescents (from 5 to 17 years) for several years in both voluntary and private practice settings.