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Handling Big Feelings



Recording date: March 20, 2019

What are 'big feelings' exactly? Do you get overwhelmed by feelings of anger, sadness, worry or frustration? This session helps you learn to recognize big feelings and share ways to help make them a more manageable size. Tips for coping and resources that you can use at home are also shared.


Session facilitated by: Patty Fraser, Registered Psychotherapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Content developed by: Katie Rincker, Occupational Therapist, Lynwood Charlton Centre

Related resources:

  • Anxiety Canada offers information to help youth and families learn about and practice effective strategies to manage anxiety on their own, at their own pace. All content is grounded in scientific research.
  • MindShift CBT uses scientifically proven strategies based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help you learn to relax, be mindful, develop more effective ways of thinking, and use active steps to take charge of your anxiety.
  • Canadian Mental Health Association recognizes that your mental health is affected by various factors of your daily lives. This section of the website offers resources to help you stay mentally fit and healthy.
  • mindyourmind offers resources that are designed using current evidence and research to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and increase access and use of community support for youth and young adults.

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