Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

T.A.M.E. Teen Anxiety: Discover a Simple, Effective Approach to Help Your Child Overcome Worries and Build Resilience

Tuesday, May 28 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Date: Tuesday May 28th

Time: 6-7:30pm Registration required.

Location: 1st Floor Community Room

This presentation is for parents of kids or teens with anxiety, and also appropriate for parents of college kids too.

There’s been an alarming surge in teen anxiety in recent years. Many parents feel powerless as they
watch their child’s confidence erode, social connections fray, and overall well-being suffer.

If you have a teen who struggles with anxiety, chances are you are feeling lost, confused, and
heartbroken at seeing them navigate life day in and day out.
In this engaging parent education event, Marla Dakin, LCSW will share how to empower yourself
and your teen to T.A.M.E. anxiety using

  • Simple, effective strategies you can start using right away to manage anxiety.
  • Practical techniques to build resilience, bolster confidence, and cultivate a growth mindset.
  • Communication tools that build connection… including specifically what to say and what NOT to
    say when anxiety strikes.
  • Tips to access resources and support systems for ongoing guidance

Join us for an interactive presentation, followed by a LIVE Q&A SESSION where you can ask your
specific questions about parenting and teen anxiety.
Unlock the secrets to helping your teen live a more productive, fulfilling, joyful life…
and reclaim peace in your heart and in your home!

This program is co-sponsored by the Avon Free Public Library, Avon Youth Services Department, and Farmington Valley Counseling Center.



Marla Dakin, LCSW, is a licensed therapist, anxiety expert, and parent coach with over 25
years experience helping children, teens, young adults and parents She is the Founder and Clinical
Director of Farmington Valley Counseling Center, a group practice with locations in Avon and
Farmington, CT that specializes in counseling children, teens and families. Marla is especially
passionate about empowering moms of anxious teens to know exactly how to respond when their
child is struggling, giving them the skills they need to feel CONFIDENT, CAPABLE, & IN CONTROL…
no matter what life throws their way! Marla offers online and in person workshops and programs.





Tuesday, May 28
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Categories:


Community Room
281 Country Club Road
Avon, CT 06001 United States
+ Google Map