Experts to Speak on Childhood Anxiety

Talk set for April 26 at Haldane

Two specialists in child psychology, Jarell Myers and Katie Thorpe Blaha, will speak at Haldane Elementary at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, on recognizing childhood anxiety at home, school and in the community. They will address questions such as, “What’s the difference between stress and anxiety?” and “What’s developmentally normal and what’s not?”

Thorpe Blaha is a clinical psychologist and postdoctoral fellow at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in White Plains. She specializes in childhood anxiety disorders and trauma. Myers is a child clinical postdoctoral fellow at NewYork-Presbyterian who works with children and adolescents with anxiety disorders and adolescents struggling with substance use.

The event is sponsored by the Haldane-GUFS PTA Learning Differences Committee. Childcare will be available. For more information, visit

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