Monthly Archives: October 2014

When Schools Get It Right

As a child psychologist, I deal with a lot of schools. I usually get involved for one or more of several reasons: a young person is having trouble attending school due to symptoms of anxiety or depression a young person … Continue reading

Posted in Children of all ages, Elementary/Lower School, High/Upper School, Middle/Junior High School, Preschool/Nursery School | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Bottled Water Episode

Picture the following scenario: You and your 8-year-old child (or 4-year-old or 12-year-old) are sitting in my office (or the office of the pediatrician or orthodontist), and your child turns to you and announces that he is thirsty. You glance … Continue reading

Posted in Children of all ages, Elementary/Lower School, Middle/Junior High School, Preschool/Nursery School | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment