Disorders and Treatment
- Mental Illness
- Bipolar Disorder
- Mood Disorders
- Borderline Personality
- Mental Health Diagnosis
- Mental Health Treatments
- Alternative Meds
- Case Studies
Shann talks with Renee Jain a positive psychology practitioner and creator of the GoStrengths and Gozen programs for teaching children and teens how to relieve their anxiety.
Renee's story: My name is Renee Jain (pronounced Ree-knee Jane) and I’m the chief storyteller at GoStrengths! Many of the scenarios you find within the online programs we provide are based on the challenges I faced while growing up. You see, I never learned to cope with adversity-not properly, at least. I was the queen of exaggeration…little molehills in my life regularly blew up into mountains of pain and sorrow. I often suffered in silence clutching onto my motto, “No one gets it.”
I learned much later in life that people do indeed understand what kids go through when they feel anxious, depressed, misunderstood, or just plain stressed out. I learned there are effective methods to cope with problems and increase one’s resilience. I also discovered beyond the capacity to survive, it is possible to learn how to thrive. Happiness is a skill which can be practiced. In this, life can offer deep meaning, purpose, and joy. With the help of an animated alien Neutrino, I hope to take the lessons I have gleaned through my personal and professional experience and pass them on to as many other people as possible.
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Bio: Renee is a tech entrepreneur turned positive psychology practitioner, best-selling author, and life coach. Renee Jain holds a Masters of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and specializes in teaching tweens and teens how to relieve anxiety, boost resilience, and increase well-being. Renee has personally coached over 5,000 people on how to effectively integrate the science of resilience into their lives. Renee’s programs can be found online at www.gostrengths.com and www.gozen.com.
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