Teens: Optimizing Your Mental Wellness for the College Preparation Process at the Somers Library

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Somers Library, Rte 139 & Reis Park, Somers, NY
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Teens: Optimizing Your Mental Wellness for the College Preparation Process at the Somers Library
Tuesday, September 17, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm.

The hunt for the perfect college and career can be stressful. Recent brain science has taught us that positive mental health and effective social and emotional skills are key to success in both academics and life. Participants will learn how emotions such as anxiety and sadness are important and why managing them is important for success. Discussed will be various strategies students and parents can use to build resilience as well as psychological tools to prepare for a successful college admissions process and, ultimately, a successful college experience. This program is for teens grades 9 – 12 and their parents/caregivers. Registration is required; please register on our online events calendar at or call the library at 232-5717.

About the Presenter:
Lata K. McGinn, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and co-founder of Cognitive Behavioral Consultants (CBC), a group of internationally recognized mental health professionals who have researched, pioneered delivering cutting edge treatments to help adults, adolescents and children live more fulfilled lives. She is a tenured Professor of Psychology, Director of the Doctoral Clinical Program, and Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Program for Anxiety and Depressive Disorders at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University/Albert Einstein College of Medicine. CBC is located in Manhattan and White Plains, NY.

Our programs are funded by the Friends of the Somers Library through your donations.
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