Pathways to a Healthy Mind: Parenting for Resilience, Mental Health & Wellbeing
For parents & carers
(This course if for parents/carers & soon to be parents)
This powerful online self-paced course is based on years of research and clinical experience with children, adolescents and adults. In this course you will learn:
• What resilience is, and how parents and teachers can help children cultivate it
• The thinking skills that psychologists teach people to be emotionally healthy
• The purpose and function of emotions, and how they affect behaviour
• How to deal with unhelpful emotional impulses
• How perfectionism can impede our achievement, and what to do about it
• The keys to preventing depression, anxiety, and eating disorders in young people
• Self-compassion - a powerful practice that is vastly more important than self-esteem
• The specific risk and protective ‘pathways’ that parents must know to influence their child’s healthy development
• Targeted strategies around building connectedness with your child, being an effective ‘coach’, and teaching through modeling
Parents will be given a broad overview of the key ingredients to mental health and resilience in children, and some practical ideas for how to put these concepts into practice.
This online self paced course is made up of 8 videos approx 3-5 minutes in length.
Dr Tom Nehmy is an award-winning clinical psychologist with a passion for preventing psychological problems while also enhancing resilience and wellbeing. His university research produced the world’s first prevention program to prevent the onset of symptoms of depression and anxiety while also reducing risk for eating disorders.
Tom currently works with companies, schools and professional organisations to help them build psychological skills for mental health, wellbeing and resilience. More than 30,000 people have attended his workshops, training programs, invited keynote addresses, and conference presentations across Australia and around the world.
His work has been featured widely in the media, but most importantly it gets outstanding feedback from participants. Tom is the author of the new book ‘Apples for the Mind: Creating emotional balance, peak performance and lifelong wellbeing.’