Practicing calm: A new stress and anxiety group for teens

Stress and anxiety plagues all of us, but for teens, social pressures and new responsibilities like an after school job and sports in addition to piles of homework and college applications can be overwhelming at times.

Allora Teen Stress and Anxiety Group

This new group, led by Allora Tvedt, the Sammamish Y’s own child and family therapist, will support participants in developing healthy and productive coping skills for anxiety, educate on stress and anxiety, and grow their confidence in a supportive group of their peers.

When: 1st and 3rd Monday of each month from 4-5 p.m.
Session: Monday, April 16 to Monday June 18th
Age: 13-18
Cost: FREE

For more information and to register, please contact Allora at You may call her at (206) 437-7772 with any questions.