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Cool Kids childhood anxiety programmes


Cool Kids, Cool Little Kids, and Chilled are structured, skills-based programmes that are extremely effective ways to help children and families suffering the effects of high levels of anxiety. All programmes can be delivered to individual families or to groups of families.

For children ages 3-17

Cool Little Kids

An early intervention programme for the parents of children aged 3 to 6 years who show signs of excessive shyness or anxiety that may signal future development of an anxiety disorder.

Cool Kids

Cool kids is a CBT-based programme for children aged 7-12 who are struggling with high levels of anxiety, and their parents.

Chilled

Chilled is a CBT-based programme for adolescents aged 13-17 who are struggling with high levels of anxiety, and their parents.

Cool Kids team

Emrie de Vaal

Emrie de Vaal

Registered Educational Psychologist

MEd with specialisation in Educational Psychology

Emrie is skilled in assessment and is an accredited facilitator of the Cool Kids anxiety programmes.

Heather Vickery

Heather Vickery

Registered Psychologist

MEd (Psych), PGDipEdPsych, DipTchg (NZ Trained Teacher)

Heather is an experienced assessor with an excellent understanding of how children learn. She is an accredited facilitator of the Cool Kids anxiety programmes.