Nov. 23: Adult Christian Formation – Dr. Emily King
Supporting the Social and Emotional Wellness of Children and Families During COVID
The social isolation and changes to schooling during COVID have created more stress for children, teens, and families than ever before. Dr. Emily W. King, a former school psychologist and current child psychologist in private practice, will discuss the patterns of stress she is seeing in her work with children and families and offer strategies for supporting the social, emotional, and mental wellness of our children during this time.
Dr. Emily King is a Licensed psychologist and health services provider in private practice in Raleigh, NC. She has nearly 20 years of experience working with children and adolescents with anxiety, ADHD, and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. King received her Ph.D. in School Psychology from UNC-Chapel Hill and worked as a school psychologist in Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, Texas, before returning home to Raleigh in 2010. She is passionate about helping parents embrace their parenting journey by taking care of their own mental health and finding the best fit of services for their child’s growth and happiness. Dr. King is also a mother to two energetic boys, ages 7 and 12 years old.