Enhancing emotional well-being through learning how to manage uncertainty
The uncertainty caused by COVID-19 has significantly impacted the 2020 school year. Students have experienced unprecedented levels of uncertainty about their education, and parents are seeing the impact of this.
However, through images, videos, journals and meditations, our program helps students, teachers and parents, understand and alter responses to uncertainty.
These learnings go beyond COVID-19, to the ability to manage change and worry wherever it may find us.
An author, researcher and Clinical Psychologist with 24 years experience, Dr Danielle Einstein is a leading expert in understanding responses to uncertainty.
Since commencing her career as Director of the Anxiety Clinic at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, Dr Einstein Following has been developing cutting edge programs to enhance emotional health at schools as of 2013. Researching in collaboration with both Macquarie University and the University of Sydney, Dr Einstein has published in peer-reviewed international psychology journals on topics including managing uncertainty, procrastination and self-compassion.
Quoted in several media platforms (The Project, Sunrise, ABC, Yahoo, Life Matters), Dr Danielle Einstein was also the first Australian Clinical Psychologist to explain how phone use contributed to anxiety. Consequently, where her research was cited in the Australian recommendations for school phone use.
Dr Helen Wright is an International Education Advisor who currently works with school leaders and schools across the globe, including China, Hong Kong, the UK, Europe, the US and the Middle East. She is a distinguished former Head of leading schools in the UK and Australia, where she was named Tatler’s Best Head of a Public School in 2011. She also holds Directorships of several educational organisations and other companies across the world and advises several school Boards on their governance.
As a qualified executive coach, Dr Wright currently coaches numerous school teachers and leaders, both experienced and inexperienced. Her incisive approach combines her understanding and experience of organisational structures to enable individuals to develop greater clarity about what they are doing and where they are headed. Additionally, Dr Wright consults internationally, and in addition to her current coaching engagements in Asia, the US, the Netherlands, Spain and the UAE, leads training and support sessions with leaders and schools across the globe, including in recent years on the New Principals’ course run by the Association of Independent Schools in NSW, Australia.
Buy Dr Wright's new book, 'The Globally Competent School: a manual', here