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Thu, 29 July


Online over 6 sessions

Cool Little Kids Program for parents of 3 -6 year olds (online)

The Cool Little Kids is a program that focuses on teaching preschool children, through their parents, to build confidence and develop skills to help them manage anxiety and other negative emotions as they grow. It is aimed at parents of children who are shy, withdrawn or inhibited.

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Cool Little Kids Program for parents of 3 -6 year olds (online)
Cool Little Kids Program for parents of 3 -6 year olds (online)

Time & Location

29 July 2021, 12:00 pm – 02 Sept 2021, 1:00 pm

Online over 6 sessions


About The Event

This program is for Parents of preschool children (3 - 6 years). This is not a program for child participation.  It is run over 6 sessions with a Psychologist formally trained in the Cool Kids Program series through the Macquarie University Centre for Emotional Health.

Parents who participate will gain insight into why their child is shy, the links between shyness and anxiety, learn how to prevent anxiety problems, what to do when their child is worried or scared and how to encourage their bravery.

Topics covered will include:

- anxiety and shyness in preschool children

- what is anxiety & different types of anxiety

- how anxiety affects children as they develop

- how does a child become anxious

- unhelpful ways of dealing with anxiety and replacing unhelpful strategies

- building brave behaviours

- fighting fear but facing fear

- creating stepladders for anxious situations/events

- thinking realistically

- managing your own worries

- dealing with your child's anxiety in the future  ...................& a whole lot more

Next Group: 

                        Day:          Thursdays

                        Dates:       July 29 , August 5, 12, 19, 26 &  September 2

Cost:  $565 (inclusive of workbook)

 *Medicare rebates may apply

* NDIS (self managed) may apply


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