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Teaching social and coping skills to children and adolescents

Barbara Mettelman, PhD (photo by Amber Smith)

Barbara Mettelman, PhD
(photo by Amber Smith)

Child and adolescent psychologist Barbara Mettelman, PhD, hosts group therapy sessions for children and teens in a day-camp setting at a horse farm in Pompey during the summer. She talks about coping with stress and anxiety, improving social skills and building executive functioning skills, topics that are addressed on different weeks. Mettelman is on the adjunct psychology faculty at Le Moyne College.