Social Anxiety & Generalized Anxiety Disorder

When anxiety interferes with performance and relationships

By Child Mind Institute expert, Dr. Jerry Bubrick

Wednesday, January 8th, Noon- 1:30PM
Darien Library Community Room
Please RSVP: dariensepac@gmail.com

Youth today worry…Academics…Sports…College. When is it too much?

Please join us for an important presentation on Social Anxiety & Generalized Anxiety Disorder by national expert Jerry Bubrick, PhD. on Wednesday, January 8, Noon-1:30 pm, in the Darien Library Community Room.  Dr. Bubrick, a senior clinical psychologist at the Child Mind Institute, has been featured in mainstream media and the highly-acclaimed films Like and Angst.

Dr. Bubrick will explain the signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety – from worrying about everyday stressors to being intensely self-conscious and terrified by others’ perceptions. He will describe the importance of understanding and addressing anxiety when it interferes with performance and relationships. Dr. Bubrick will also explain anxiety as a primary disability or comorbidity to another disability. In addition, Dr. Bubrick will share proven strategies for managing anxiety and how to get the help your child needs.

Jerry Bubrick, PhD, is a senior clinical psychologist in the Anxiety Disorders Center and director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Service at the Child Mind Institute in New York City.  Widely recognized for developing one of the world’s most intensive pediatric programs for OCD, he is a pioneer in using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat children and teens with OCD and related anxiety disorders.

Featured in media such as Newsweek, The Washington Post and ABC Primetime, Dr. Bubrick is a sought-after expert and speaker. A dedicated advocate for children and their families, Dr. Bubrick is a significant public voice educating parents and teachers about the fear at the roots of anxiety — and how it’s effectively treated.

This event is co-sponsored by Darien SEPAC and Darien Library.