Not Just Deep Breaths

About Anxiety Series

Not Just Deep Breaths

A Webinar for Teens on How to Manage Stress and Anxiety

Recorded on September 21, 2021

Resources from the webinar:

Leaves on a Stream

How to Help Teens Become More Self-Compassionate – Article from Greater Good Magazine

Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life for Teens: A Guide to Living an Extraordinary Life

Teenline – Teens Helping Teens, Suicide Prevention Hotline – 1+ 800 273 8255

Check out CARES Anxiety Tools!

Are you a teen having a hard time managing stress and anxiety?

Not Just Deep Breaths is a webinar to help teens learn how to better deal with stress and difficult emotions.

Learn practical skills to help you:
  1. Better handle difficult thoughts and feelings.
  2. Figure out what really matters to you in your life.
  3. Get back to doing things that make your life more joyful and meaningful!

This webinar will be directed at teens and is for educational purposes only. It is not a replacement for treatment. If you are concerned about your own or your child’s anxiety, please speak with your primary care physician or contact Teenline Find more options for treatment at

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Meet Anna

Anna Alkozei, PhD works with the UCLA Center for Child Anxiety, Resilience, Education, and Support. Anna creates a supportive environment where everyone feels valued and welcomed. As a group leader, she will share practical skills that build emotional resilience and open discussion about real-life experiences with these skills.

Dr. Alkozei earned a PhD from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom and obtained a Re-Specialization in Clinical Psychology from the University of Arizona. She has completed her Clinical Psychology Internship at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. During her Clinical Psychology Re-Specialization, she received training in various evidence-based psychological interventions, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI).