Dr. Bonnie Zucker to Lead Parent Talks on Helping Children Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Dr. Bonnie Zucker, a licensed psychologist and author with an expertise in treating anxiety disorders, will lead three talks for Norwood parents on helping children cope with stress and anxiety. Dates are January 11, January 25, and February 8.
Norwood parents are invited to participate in three virtual talks with Dr. Zucker:

Tuesday, January 11 at 7:00 p.m.
Helping Our Children Cope with Stress and Anxiety

Tuesday, January 25 at 7:00 p.m.
Self-Care for Optimal Parenting for Stress and Anxiety

Tuesday, February 8 at 6:30 p.m. (Lower School Parents) & 7:30 p.m. (Middle School Parents)
Taking a Deeper Dive in the Discussion of Stress and Anxiety
Zoom links will be included in the Thursday Memo the week prior to each session, as well as in a reminder email sent the day before. Join for one, two, or all three sessions!
If you have any questions about the three parent talks with Dr. Zucker, please contact Laura Prosen, Middle School Counselor.

About Dr. Bonnie Zucker:

Bonnie Zucker, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist with a background and expertise in psychotherapy with children, adolescent, and adults. She received her doctoral degree from Illinois School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, her master’s degree in applied psychology from the University of Baltimore, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from George Washington University. Dr. Zucker specializes in the treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adults and utilizes a cognitive-behavioral (CBT) approach. In addition to CBT, she integrates a family systems approach and works with parents to help them learn the most appropriate responses to their child’s anxiety disorder.

Dr. Zucker was named one of Washingtonian Magazine’s Top Therapists in the fields of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, OCD, Phobias, Troubled Child, and Troubled Adolescent in 2009.In addition to being active in conducting trainings on CBT for anxiety, Dr. Zucker wrote Anxiety-Free Kids: An Interactive Guide for Parents and Children (Prufrock Press), a two-in-one self-help book for children with anxiety disorders and their parents, Take Control of OCD: The Ultimate Guide for Kids with OCD (Prufrock Press), a self-help book for children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder, Parenting Kids with OCD: A Guide to Understanding and Supporting your Child with OCD (Prufrock Press), a book for parents of children and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder, and Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death (Magination Press), a self-help book for children ages 2-3 who have experienced the death of a loved one.

Located in Bethesda, MD, Norwood School develops students in grades PK-8 into confident lifelong learners who have the academic, character, and leadership skills to succeed in high school and beyond. Recognizing that children are multi-faceted, Norwood provides many opportunities for safe risk-taking, exploration, discovery, and growth in a nurturing, supportive, and inclusive school community.