Welcome to Wellbeing for Kids
Georgina Manning is the Director of Wellbeing for Kids, a registered Counsellor and Psychotherapist and the owner of the Elk Wellbeing centre in Fitzroy North.
Georgina has many years of experience working in schools supporting children and parents to reach effective social and emotional outcomes. Georgina runs regular parent seminars, school professional development days and is a national speaker for wellbeing events. Georgina has created the ‘Peaceful Kids’ Mindfulness and Positive Psychology program for schools and holds training across many states in Australia.
Reassure that anxiety is normal Let your child know that it is normal to have fears and worries and that you also get worried at times. Remind your child that anxiety is not dangerous – it is just a feeling that people have. Reassure that you can relax and calm...read more
"No." It's a word I've said fifty-seven gazillion time since becoming a parent. And it doesn't get easier. "If parents protect their child from uncomfortable emotions, when they're older they won't know how to cope with those feelings." I can handle the "you can't...read more
When did over-scheduling our kids become a sign of good parenting? When it comes to the pursuit of extra-curricular activities, parental anxieties run deep. By Kasey Edwards - interview with Georgina Manning When it comes to the pursuit of extra-curricular...read more