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Jeff talks to Dr. Jennie Kuckertz about the importance of self-care among children and adolescents, and how to incorporate self-care into the daily lives of kids and teens. Jennie shares ways to explore different types of age-appropriate self-care, explains the short- and long-term benefits of self-care routines, and answers questions about how we can all look after ourselves and one another.

Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD, is a research psychologist at the OCD Institute and is a current recipient of the Corneel Young Investigator Award at McLean Hospital. Her research interests are in mechanisms of treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders. Her clinical expertise is in treating OCD and anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and adults.

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– More about the episode: https://mclean.link/fwk
– Read the episode transcript: https://mclean.link/eoq

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Jeff talks to Dr. Jennie Kuckertz about the importance of self-care among children and adolescents, and how to incorporate self-care into the daily lives of kids and teens. Jennie shares ways to explore different types of age-appropriate self-care, explains the short- and long-term benefits of self-care routines, and answers questions about how we can all look after ourselves and one another. Jennie M. Kuckertz, PhD, is a research psychologist at the OCD Institute and is a current recipient of the Corneel Young Investigator Award at McLean Hospital. Her research interests are in mechanisms of treatment for OCD and anxiety disorders. Her clinical expertise is in treating OCD and anxiety disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. RELEVANT CONTENT: – More about the episode: https://mclean.link/fwk – Read the episode transcript: https://mclean.link/eoq - - - The McLean Hospital podcast Mindful Things is intended to provide general information and to help listeners learn about mental health, educational opportunities, and research initiatives. This podcast is not an attempt to practice medicine or to provide specific medical advice. © 2023 McLean Hospital. All Rights Reserved. read more read less

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