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Winsor’s Wellness Program is carefully woven into the fabric of the whole student experience. We believe that mental, physical, and intellectual health are inextricably linked. Importantly, every Winsor student is known and supported. Beyond learning life skills in health classes, they learn from the start that faculty advisors and class coordinators and deans are there for them. Together, our two experienced counselors are daily resources to students, teachers, and families.

Wellness Blog

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

A recent article in the New York Times magazine highlights the dilemma facing parents, therapists, and schools: Does helping anxious teenagers mean protecting them from their fears, or pushing them to face those same fears? School counselor Amy Blackburn shares insights from Lynn Lyons, a nationally recognized speaker, author and psychotherapist, who will speak to Winsor parents in February after working with faculty this summer.

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Winsor's Wellness Program is carefully and intentionally woven into the fabric of the whole student experience. We believe that mental, physical, and intellectual health are inextricably linked whether a student is in the classroom, on the playing field, in an art studio, in the dining hall, or at home. We also believe that promoting balance and a healthy lifestyle should start the day a student walks through our doors for the first time and end only when they leave to pursue the next goal.

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Wellness Resources

Websites

Anxiety and Depression

Bullying Prevention

Divorce

Grief and Loss


Healthy Eating


LGBTQ+Community



Parenting Adolescents


Recovery after Trauma


Suicide Prevention

Books

Anxiety and Depression

Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents: 7 ways to stop the worry cycle, Lynn Lyons
The Mindful Child, Susan Kaiser Greenland


Bullying Prevention

Rosalind Wiseman, Queen Bees and Wannabees


LGBTQ+Community

National Geographic – Special Issue, Gender Revolution, January 2017


Parenting Adolescents

Queen Bees and Wannabees, The Disappearing Girl
Enough As She Is – Rachel Simmons (*Release date 2/2018)
Girls and Sex – Peggy Orenstein
Untangled – Lisa Damour
Grit – Angela Duckworth
The Teenage Brain – Frances E. Jensen, M.D. with Amy Ellis Nutt


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