Tag Archives: safety

Helping Kids Who Hurt Themselves

It is a sad reality that some children and adolescents engage in self-injury. There are many¬†ways that young people do this. Currently, on my caseload, I have¬†young people, almost all in their teens, who cut, burn, or rub their skin … Continue reading

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“I HATE MY LIFE!”

A few weeks ago, I received a letter from the mother of a little boy scheduled to see me for evaluation.The letter arrived a couple of days before his first appointment. In the letter, the mother shared several concerns about … Continue reading

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Bike Helmets and Values

I am vacationing on a tiny island off the coast of North Carolina. It is where my parents retired, so my family is very blessed to spend a week here every summer. I promised in my last post, which was … Continue reading

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