Get Lost Mr Scary

  • is a fun, experimental behavioural program that helps young children develop skills to cope with fears and worries.
  • is a program for children (5-7 years) experiencing anxiety issues.
  • explores in a playful way how we can change the way we respond to what life presents us.
  • is facilitated by two trained facilitators with a group (maximum of six participants) where learning is strengthened through peer interaction and support.
  • through narrative and active play, focusses on letting go of unhelpful thinking and on making more helpful choices.
  • runs for seven weeks and each weekly session is 60 minutes, with a booster session later.
  • Get Lost Mr Scary was written by psychologists Carol MacGregor and Kerry Herger who work as District Guidance Officers for the NSW Department of Education and Training.