Category: Parenting

The Hunger Games Obsession

My job as a child psychologist requires me to stay connected to youth culture. More often than not, I find this a pleasant experience as it involves listening to different types of music, watching programs, or even playing video games … Continue reading

5 Quick Fixes to Childhood Behavior Problems

I receive lots of inquiries from parents who need help for their children, but don’t want to meet with a child psychologist. Some are fearful of the stigma associated with having their child diagnosed with a mental disorder. Others are … Continue reading

Who can you trust?

            “He works so well with the kids. He really likes children.”  Years ago, that phrase was spoken as a compliment to the many teachers, coaches, youth workers, and volunteers who have such a profound impact on the lives of … Continue reading

Daydreaming: Gift or curse?

When I turned onto Boylston Street, I got my first view of the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Not only was I going to complete my first marathon, but I was only a few yards behind four-time Boston marathon … Continue reading

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