Keep Calm in the Time

of Covid-19

Anxiety is the most common emotional problem in children. Youth can experience test anxiety and social anxiety, and in this era of COVID-19, a unique feeling of fear and uncertainty. Anxiety can present itself as nervousness, but can also include physical symptoms, inattentiveness, aggression, or disruptive behavior.

Join us from the comfort of your home as Dr. Mark Reinecke, Clinical Director of the Child Mind Institute, Bay Area, speaks about stress and anxiety in youth. He will discuss symptoms of such concerns and present some helpful tips about how you can identify and help your child manage their stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic and at all times.

View the webinar here

Mark A. Reinecke, Ph.D.

Mark A. Reinecke, Ph.D. is Clinical Director at the Child Mind Institute – San Francisco Bay Area. He is Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and past Chief of the Division of Psychology at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. He also served for 14 years as the Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago.    He is a Distinguished Fellow and former president of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Dr. Reinecke also is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. 


Dr. Reinecke is the 2015 recipient of the Cynthia D. Belar Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award from the American Psychological Association. His research and clinical interests center on understanding and treating depression, suicide, and anxiety among children and adolescents. He has lectured internationally and has served as a visiting professor at institutions in Europe and Asia. Widely published, he has authored or edited ten books, including Cognitive Therapy Across the Lifespan, Comparative Treatments of Depression, Cognitive Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Personality Disorders in Children and Adolescents and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy and Adults. His first book for a general audience, Little Ways to Keep Calm and Carry On was published by New Harbinger and a new book, Landmark Papers in Psychiatry (Oxford University Press) is forthcoming.

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