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Saturday, November 17 • 10:15am - 11:15am
Anxiety That is Rooted in Alarm FULL

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Session Objective:
Raise an understanding of the human alarm system to uncover the root of anxiety.

Session Description:
Our human alarm system is exceedingly complex.  We talk much about anxiety without knowing that it is rooted in alarm.  Agitation based and adrenalin based alarm problems seemed to be escalating amongst today’s children.  This construct is supported by contemporary neuroscience.  Alarm problems are very common and divergent in range.  Scattered attention is a very big problem that is primarily rooted in an alarm problem. Alarm problems may result in the following: trouble focusing, panic phobias that lack conscience, “cutting” of today’s adolescents, nightmares, unable to look at one’s mistakes, and  unable to identify imminent trouble. Many children are not able to stay out of harm’s way which may be associated with carelessness that may cause nervous tics, restlessness,....and many more startled responses that number in the thousands.

 We will look at the human alarm system that triggers anxiety.  We will also discuss how we can help treat anxiety and alarm problems that can be a complex issue in today’s society.



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Kalei Jang-Brumsickle

ES Counselor
Kalei Brumsickle is an Elementary School counselor at Gyeonggi Suwon International School, Korea. She is inspired by attachment based developmentalist approach in her counseling practice where attachment and emotion are the engine of maturation.  She's been an international educator... Read More →


Saturday November 17, 2018 10:15am - 11:15am
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