Disappear Fear: Effective Strategies to Combat Anxiety

Patric W. Mattek, Ph.D.
Wednesday, Dec. 7 — 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Hamilton High School Library
W220 N6151 Town Line Rd., Sussex

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Anxiety disorders, as a group, are the most common mental illness in America. And, it is common for an anxiety disorder to accompany depression, eating disorders, substance abuse or other disorders.

Patric Mattek blend humors, understanding and genuineness as he addresses this important topic.

Come learn what anxiety is and tactics to help ease anxiety in your child. Learn about the three systems of anxiety, alarm metaphor, avoidance, fight or flight, breathing retraining and cognitive restructuring to name a few.

RSVP required. Please e-mail Hamilton Connects.

Our featured speaker:

Patric W. Mattek, Ph.D., a licensed psychologist, offers assessment and psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, and families. He is an expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Mattek achieved his doctorate in clinical psychology from Northern Illinois University, master’s degree in psychology from Marquette University, and bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

He has experience in a variety of settings including outpatient clinics, inpatient hospitals, the court system, community crisis response and day treatment. He is also a sport psychologist.