Strengthening Your Child’s Mental Health: 4 Practical Tools & Tips


Welcome to Coffee & Chaos

A webinar series to help parents navigate, strengthen and support their kids in times of stress and anxiety.

Why Coffee & Chaos? ​

Because chaos can reign at any time, often during our first cup of coffee.

We know that mental health is an overarching term, and we also know that each child is unique, but stress and anxiety are common and often we don’t know what to do or where to turn for help.

Created With You in Mind

A place, in your home, to watch trained therapists help you along the parenting journey. 

We will be delivering a series of webinars, from the experts at Common Compass to provide case studies, tools and tips plus resources to hep you stay calm and be able to carry on with your kids.No matter your age or stage of your kiddo this webinar is designed to help you navigate your way through the chaos.

Webinar Live & On-Demand

July 26, 2023, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM (EST)


The hour-long webinar will cover:

• Tools to help you and your kids

• Case studies on what to do and not do

• Strategies to keep you sane​​

45 minutes of instruction + 15 minute Group Discussion

Private webinar, we can’t see you, you can only see us

Resource Guide provided & link to the recorded webinar

Prize of Self-Reg book to be given away at the end of the webinar to one lucky parent


Meet Our Therapists

Leisha Zamecnik

Leisha Zamecnik, MSW, RSW Executive Director & Clinical Social Worker, CommonCompass

Leisha Zamecnik is an experienced mental health professional, program designer and facilitator who has been engaging young people, parents and youth-serving professionals in the areas of social emotional well-being mental health and leadership development, for the past 15+ years. In 2014, she founded Common Compass, a registered charity dedicated to strengthening mental health and social-emotional wellbeing in schools through evidence-based, customized programming. The organization has since worked across 8 school boards and with more than 8000 students, parents and educators.

Prior to this, Leisha worked in community-based children’s mental health as both as a clinician and manager, lead numerous multi-agency partnerships and region-wide youth prevention programs. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work (University of Toronto), a Bachelor of Art & Science (Psychology & Biology, University of Guelph), and Certificate in Leadership, and has earned several awards for her work. 

Leisha is a mom of 2 energetic children and enjoys camping and hiking with family, and time with friends (especially on patios!). 

Tsa Alexander

Tsa is a Registered Psychotherapist (Q) and also a certified guided meditation facilitator

Tsa (pronounced Teesa) grew up in Toronto, Ontario playing competitive soccer for her province, before earning a scholarship in the United States. Tsa Alexander graduated from the University of Akron, (Akron, Ohio) earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice. She then returned to Ontario and completed a diploma in Social Service Work at Loyalist College in Belleville, ON.

After graduating, Tsa began a career in social services, where she worked directly with children and families facing a wide array of challenges for over 10 years in the field. Using solution-focused brief therapy and mindfulness-based approaches, she aims to empower her clients with the skills they need to overcome obstacles.

She is a graduate of the University of Toronto—OISE, earning her Master of Education, in Counselling Psychology. Tsa is a Registered Psychotherapist (Q) and also a certified guided meditation facilitator. 

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