2018 Keynote

Anxiety in School Settings:
Evidence-based Strategies for Children, Adolescents and Staff

Dr. Amy Gaesser, PhD

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Dr. Amy Gaesser brings a vast amount of experience to this program with her formal training with a degree in social work, her Master's Degree in Counselor Education, as well as her Ph.D. in Counselor Education. Dr. Gaesser also has some training in some non-traditional approaches in Eastern and Western Psychology. One of the methods is using a meditative practice to help clients with what is going on within them and finding the answers inside themselves. This method combined with Western traditions, such as, Gestalt and REBT is a practice Dr. Gaesser has used. Finally, she conducts research on neurocounseling, in which she finds helps learners to understand how the system responds to anxiety and stress.