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How to Raise Healthy Children in an Ever Changing World

How can adults support and encourage school-age children in the presence of anxiety?How does children’s anxiety impact them? What effect does parental anxiety have on children?

Join AFS for a conversation with Dr. George James, LMFT. Dr. James is a licensed marriage and family therapist. He is a recurring guest expert on radio and TV including the Today Show on NBC, Good Day Philadelphia and more. Abington Friends School is pleased to host Dr. James for an evening conversation focused on how adults can help their children.

This event will be held in the Muller Auditorium at Abington Friends School. Thursday, December 6, 7 – 8:30 p.m.

All are welcome but please note that the content of this event is geared for adults only. We ask that you register in advance so we can be sure we have accurate seating.




Read more about Dr. George James:

Dr. George James, LMFT speaks, counsels, consults, coaches and teaches people how to overcome everyday relational struggles to build successful connections in love, family and career. With a practical approach to relationships and life, Dr. James helps bring success within the reach of those he influences! He is a reoccurring relationship contributor to Ebony magazine.

He is a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in helping couples improve the quality of their relationship, reconcile conflicts and overcome intense situations. He also works extensively with professional athletes, adult men and young adult men on various issues including defining manhood, career and work-life balance. His expertise also includes treating actors, entertainers, college students, faith based concerns, anxiety and depression. In addition, he speaks and consults with universities, for profit & non-profit organizations and family owned businesses. Dr. James is devoted to helping
people improve their quality of life, to be involved in the healing of their wounds and enrichment of their relationships.

Dr. James is a Staff Therapist & an AAMFT Approved supervisor at Council For Relationships. In addition, Dr. James is the Program Director for the Couple & Family Therapy Program at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. James is president and CEO of George Talks, LLC, a communication and consulting company. Dr. James is a nationally recognized speaker, seminar presenter and lecturer on various topics. Dr. James has taught, presented, spoken and consulted with multiple businesses, organizations, universities and places of faith. Dr. James is a recognized media personality, speaker, workshop leader & lecturer on various topics. He has had over 400 speaking and media appearances in the past seven years. His breadth of expertise includes a special emphasis on topics geared towards couples, men, professional athletes, actors/entertainers, musicians, college students, family owned businesses and people of color. Dr. James is devoted to working with people to help them improve their quality of life, to be involved in the healing of their wounds and enrichment of their relationships.

Dr. James attended Villanova University as a Presidential Scholar, and majored in Psychology and concentrated in Africana Studies. He received his Masters of Family Therapy degree from Drexel University and his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Immaculata University.

He is married to Candace and they are parents to their beautiful daughter, Nalani and cheerful son, Alexander.


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