Press and Public Speaking


Our founder, Dr. Nina Kaiser, regularly provides talks and workshops as well as media and podcast interviews on topics related to our team’s core interests and mission; a sampling of recent press and live talks are listed below.  Dr. Kaiser and other PRACTICE staff are delighted to respond to press/media requests and/or to present live talks or workshops tailored to your audience’s needs and interests. Please contact us directly to discuss topics and rates.

Media and Press Archive

How to keep your kids from bugging out over insects (National Geographic, May 2021)

10 Ways to Raise a Compassionate Child, According to Experts (Parents Magazine, April 2021)

How to Combat Bedtime Separation Anxiety (The Everymom, January 2021)

Generation Agoraphobia (The New York Times, October 2020)

How Remote Learning Has Changed The Nature of School Bullying (HuffPost, September 2020)

Trying to Stop Your Toddler’s Tantrum? Here’s What to Do Instead (The Everymom, July 2020)

Does Staying Home Negatively Impact Kids’ Social Skills? Here’s What We Can Do to Help (The Everymom, June 2020)

Why Kids Are Sick Of Zoom & What To Do About It, According To Experts (Romper, May 2020)

When Your Tween Acts Up on Lockdown (The New York Times, May 2020)

How to Prepare Your Child for a Doctor’s Appointment, According to Experts (The Everymom, May 2020)

9 Fun Indoor Activities for Kids During Quarantine (Bestlife, April 2020)

9 Ways to Cope with Anxiety as a Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic (Parents Magazine, March 2020)

5 Tips for Parents Working Remotely With Kids at Home During Covid-19 (The Story Exchange, March 2020)

11 Creative Ways to Connect with Family and Friends During Social Distancing (Simplemost, March 2020)

How Can Schools Help Kids with Anxiety?  (KQED Mind/Shift blog and podcast, August 2019)

Six Misconceptions About Maternity Leave (The Everymom, August 2019)

Is Your Child Anxious? Here’s How to Help (The Everymom, May 2019)

How to Help Your Kids Cope with Anxiety (Real Simple, first published December 2018; updated April 2020)

Why You Should Teach Your Kids to Fail (Part 1, Part 2; Golden Gate Mothers’ Group blog, November 2017)

Workshops, Events, and Speaking Engagements

Preparing for and Embracing a Summer Like No Other Katherine Delmar Burke School, June 2020

Childhood Anxiety:  Applying Evidence-Based Assessment and Intervention in Pediatric Primary Care. Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, California Pacific Medical Center, June 2020.

Parenting During the Pandemic SFBay Pediatrics, June 2020

Weathering Emotional Storms Pt. 2 Tamalpais Pediatrics, May 2020

Weathering Emotional Storms While Sheltering in Place Tamalpais Pediatrics, May 2020

How to Help Our Kids Navigate Stress and Anxiety:  Building Their Skills, and Our Own!  Peabody Elementary School, November 2019

How to Not Lose Your Cool with Your Kids, Argonne Elementary School, April 2019

Resilience, Growth Mindset, and Mindfulness:  Teaching Our Kids the Life Skills They Need to Thrive, San Francisco Day School, March 2019

Managing Challenging Behavior, Ecole Notre Dame des Victoires, March 2019 

Keeping Our Cool in Tough Interactions with Our Kids, Star of the Sea School, February 2019

Resilience, Growth Mindset, and Mindfulness:  Teaching Our Kids the Life Skills They Need to Thrive, Katherine Delmar Burke School, February 2019

How to Keep Cool in Difficult Moments with Our Kids, Peter’s Place Preschool, November 2018

How to Keep Cool in Difficult Moments with Our Kids, Peabody Elementary School, May 2018

Mindfulness for Parents, Anchor Meditation, May 2018

Your Daughter’s Amazing Learning Style:  Parenting with a Growth Mindset, The Hamlin School, May 2018

What Parents Need to Know About Anxiety in Kids, French-American International School, March 2018

Managing Our Own Emotions in Tough Interactions with Our Kids, Presidio Hill School, February 2018

Managing Anxiety in the Classroom, Marin Country Day School, November 2017

Effectively Managing Attention and Behavior Problems in the Classroom, Lycée Français de San Francisco, March 2014

Effectively Managing Attention and Behavior Problems in the Classroom, San Francisco Friends School, October 2012

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