Mindfulness Meditation

for Anxious Kids

Join our Summer Session

Does your child worry a lot? Are they sensitive to changes in your routine? Do they have a hard time letting go of things people say, or things that happen?

If you answer yes and your child is between the ages of 8-11 years old, join us for our Mindfulness Meditation Summer Session.

Over 4 weeks your child will learn:

  • How to notice when he feels anxious in his body and his thoughts
  • What to do to change these worrying thoughts
  • Skills to use to feel better such as yoga poses and breathing techniques
  • Mindfulness meditation skills that your child can use for life

Parents participating in optional parenting group will learn:

  • Techniques your child is learning to support their use at home
  • How to help your child with anxious feelings
  • Learn the basic concepts of Positive Discipline for kids to be successful
  • Participate in experiential exercises to strengthen concepts

Mindfulness Meditation for Anxious Kids

Two 4 week summer sessions will be offered with an accompanying parenting workshop. The parenting workshop is optional and will be offered two times during the group series at the same time as the child group. The parent workshop is conducted by Dr. Amy Melling. For more information see group details below. Register Today!

Group Location:

Psychology Center of Austin

4425 South Mopac Expressway Building 3 Ste 502

Austin, TX 78735

Child Group Details:

Group 1: Mondays 6:00-7:30pm
Dates: 6/1, 6/15, 6/22, 6/29
$200 for the series; $100 due to reserve your spot

Optional Parent Workshop: Mondays 6:00-7:30pm

Dates: 6/1 & 6/29

Group 2: Saturdays 8:00am-9:30am
Dates: 6/13, 6/20, 6/27, 7/11
$200 for the series; $100 due to reserve your spot

Optional Parent Workshop: Saturdays 8:00am-9:30am

Dates: 6/13, & 7/11

How to Register

Please visit the link below to register for the group or contact Dr. Hillary Cauthen at drhillary@psychologycenterofaustin.com

About Dr. Hillary Cauthen

Dr. Hillary Cauthen, a post doctoral fellow, has a specialty in sport psychology and cognitive behavioral therapy. She highly values yoga and mindfulness as a way to learn to tolerate emotions and understand oneself. She is supervised by Dr. Sarah Griesemer, who is a trained yoga teacher, and practitioner of mindfulness meditation who specializes in child therapy.

Dr. Sarah Griesemer's contact information

About Dr. Amy Melling

Dr. Amy Melling, a post doctoral fellow supervised by Dr. Sarah Griesemer, takes a strengths-based approach to helping people find effective ways to manage their emotions. She enjoys teaching parents positive ways to help their kids during challenging times. She understands the importance of parents supporting their kids in learning skills to manage their anxious feelings, as well as parents receiving their own support in caring for their kids.