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Healthy Coping for Children and Adolescents


Jenn talks to Dr. Maggie Gorraiz about helping kids and teens manage their emotions, thoughts, and reactions in healthy and productive ways. Maggie discusses different types of coping strategies for children and adolescents, shares age-appropriate ways to teach coping to our loved ones, and answers audience questions about the mental health benefits that healthy coping can bring to the whole family.

Maggie Gorraiz, PhD, is a child and adolescent psychologist and a DBT-Linehan certified DBT clinician. She participates in the supervision and training of clinicians in personality disorders and DBT. Dr. Gorraiz is the director of McLean’s School Consultation Service, a multidisciplinary team of providers with expertise in child and adolescent mental health.


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