What You Get
LENGTH 6 Hours
Course TYPE Recorded Webinar
ACCESS Mobile, Desktop, Tablet
NOTES Notes are provided with this course.
REGULATIONS Approved: NCCAOM (6), Standard Certificate (6)
Course Overview
This course uses real life case histories to illustrate how to go about supporting young people who are struggling with their moods and emotions in a wide variety of ways. Through the case histories, you will learn: (1) The nature of adolescence from a Chinese medicine perspective, (2) Causes of adolescent anxiety and depression, (3) The practicalities of working with teenagers in the clinic, (4) Diagnosing teenage anxiety and depression from a 5 Element and Organ/Pathogen perspective, (5) Acupuncture and non-needle methods for the successful treatment of adolescent anxiety and depression. You will come away with the confidence to immediately start treating teenagers suffering from anxiety and depression, and to do so effectively. You will learn how to diagnose, manage and treat teenagers, whether or not they tolerate needles.
  • Learn to diagnose the Organ/Pathogen and 5 Element imbalances in anxious or depressed teens
  • Learn how to approach treatment of anxious and/or depressed teens
  • Learn how to use both acupuncture and non-needle methods to treat adolescents who are anxious or depressed
  • Develop an understanding of the the best way to approach treatment of the shen in teenagers
  • Outline
    0 hrs - 1 hrs

    Understand the physiology of adolescence from the TCM/ 5 Element perspective

    1 hrs - 3 hrs

    Learn, through case history, why teenagers become anxious or depressed and how to diagnose them.

    3 hrs - 5 hrs

    Learn how to help symptoms of anxiety and depression through acupuncture and related non-needle methods.

    5 hrs - 6 hrs

    Learn how treatment of the shen in teenagers needs a unique approach

    Calming the Emerging Mind

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    About Rebecca Avern

    Rebecca is a senior lecturer, clinical supervisor and teaching clinic director at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, UK. Soon after qualifying in 2001, she spent 4 years working alongside and assisting Giovanni Maciocia in the writing of Diagnosis in Chinese Medicine. After studying paediatrics with Julian Scott, in 2012, she founded an acupuncture centre for the treatment of children in Oxford – the Panda Clinic - and her clinical work is now entirely with children. She is the author of the textbook Acupuncture for Babies, Children and Teenagers: treating both the illness and the child. She teaches paediatrics in the UK, online and internationally. Her mission is to train more acupuncturists to feel confident in treating children, to educate parents about the benefits of acupuncture for children and to enable more children to have access to treatment. She blogs for parents about all aspects of childhood from a Chinese medicine perspective (www.nurturingtheyoung.com).

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