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POSTPONED: “High Pressure and High Anxiety” with Matt Long

January 12, 2018 by Elaine Rottman

The Providence Presents seminar originally scheduled for January 18 is postponed to a future date. When rescheduled, the new date will be posted on this website.


Matt Long’s presentation will be of great interest for all parents of children who become anxious under pressure or obsess over test scores and grades.

Matt LongProvidence is pleased to present an informational conversation with Matt Long, academic dean and sports psychologist. Matt is passionate about helping students develop a well-rounded skill set in order to reach their potential in the classroom, in the athletic arena, and in their future endeavors. 

He holds masters’ degrees in sport psychology and education and a bachelor’s degree in business administration. 

Matt takes a countercultural approach to developing grounded, confident young people who are able to perform with confidence and who can relax and experience the joy of learning.

In this program, he will cover:

  • What the research says about levels of anxiety and depression in children, particularly teens
  • The impact of our results-obsessed culture
  • Defining and applying a healthy mindset for performance
  • Practical tips for parents who want to help students navigate high-pressure environments

This program is meant to be a conversation. There will be plenty of time for questions. Anyone is welcome to attend.

DATE TBD at 6:30 pm
Christ Presbyterian Church
36 E. Victoria Street, Santa Barbara

To register to receive notice when this event is rescheduled, please fill out the form on the Providence Presents web page.