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Mental Wellness: Don't Flip Your Lid (Secondary)


Life can be stressful—you may feel stressed about performance at school, traumatic events (such as a pandemic, natural disaster, or act of violence), or a life change. Everyone feels stress from time to time. What flips your lid and triggers that fight, flight, or freeze response? What about your child’s lid? This program explores coping with stress, anxiety, and learning to self-regulate our responses. 

Michael Garcia is a Licensed Professional Counselor with Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Tarleton State University, specializing in treatment of trauma in children, adolescents, and their families. He is a Trauma Specialist for Fort Worth ISD and is a Trust-Based Relational Practitioner (TBRI).  He has over 15 years of experience working in the juvenile justice system, education system, in-patient treatment, crisis response, and with victims of crime.   

Remington Pohlmeyer is a Licensed Master Social Worker and works as a Trauma Specialist for FWISD. He received his BA in Sociology from UNT in 2007 and worked in and volunteered for social service non-profits before going on to receive his master’s in social work from UT at Arlington in 2016. He is also a TBRI practitioner, trained in TF-CBT, and specializes in trauma-informed care and interventions for children and families, adolescents and adults. 

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