Monthly Archives: June 2012

Those %$#@ Screens!

I am not exaggerating when I say that I spend at least four hours a week talking to families about screens – computers, televisions, cell phones, iPads, etc. There is little that arouses as much passion in youngsters of all … Continue reading

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What’s Fair Anyway?

Today’s quote is from the youngest client ever to make it into my journal, and although Mia was tiny in size, her quote illustrates a very big idea. Fair isn’t right and I HATE FAIR! (Mia, age 4) To be honest, I cannot even … Continue reading

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Scary World

Because I am trained in a specific type of therapy called cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), I see a lot of children and adolescents with anxiety disorders. Research demonstrates that CBT is the most effective non-pharmacologic treatment for anxiety. And because anxiety … Continue reading

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Inside My Head

I’ve been thinking a lot about adolescents lately, perhaps because I live with one teen and one tween. As anyone who knows an adolescent, parents an adolescent, or was an adolescent knows, adolescence is a time of individuation – a … Continue reading

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