Speaker Bios: Teenage anxiety

Damon Cooper, Director of Teaching and Learning at CCGS, talks to our panel about teenage anxiety, signs to look out for and where to go for help.

Speaker Bios

Jacki Lynch - Deputy Head of Middle School
Jacki Lynch

Jacki has worked with students and families for over 20 years at Central Coast Grammar School. She is Deputy Head of Middle School (Years 7 to 9) and a leader in the team of teachers developing wellbeing programs K to 12. 

Keith Mills - CCGS Senior School teacher
Keith Mills

Keith is a Middle School House Coordinator at Central Coast Grammar School. He oversees the guidance of 90 students and their families through the adolescent Years 7-9.  He is also an English teacher and a trained counsellor. 

Dr Kylie McIntyre - CCGS School Pyschologist
Dr Kylie McIntyre

Kylie is a school psychologist who has supported students and families at Central Coast Grammar School for 10 years, after starting her career as a teacher in HSIE and Psychology. She completed a Bachelor of Psychology at The University of Newcastle in 2003 and was awarded a PhD in Psychology in 2011. Kylie specialises in a range of therapeutic approaches including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and mindfulness.