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Does My Child Need Help?

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Yes, I have a couch in my office. No, I don’t analyze your 4-year-old’s dreams. Yes, I have an office full of toys. No, seeing me does not mean your child is going to be placed on Ritalin. Over the years, I have been asked many questions about the type of work that I do…
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Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

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Anxiety and worries are normal and common as children develop. Separation from parents, especially at the beginning of the school year, fears of monsters or dogs, hesitation in new situations, and difficulty going to sleep alone are just some examples of worries that are frequently reported by parents.  Along with worries, children who are experiencing…
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Strong-willed Children Require Extra Skills, Patience

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“You can’t make me!” “I don’t want to clean up!” “This homework is stupid and the teacher said I didn’t have to do it.” Is this what we signed for when we became parents? Probably not, but most children will have moments of defiance. Reasons for negative behavior can vary from a child being tired…
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How to talk to your kids about the recent election

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By Dr. Daniel Klein While the very difficult 2016 presidential campaign and election is finally over, many people and especially children are feeling anxiety and uncertainty in the aftermath.  Here are some things to think about in trying to support your children and family: -Listen to your kids and ask if they have any thoughts…
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Parent without distractions

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We are living in very busy times falling in the age of instant communication and gratification. If we want to know the weather forecast, we jump online. If somebody needs us, we instantly get a call on our cell phone, a text message or an e-mail. Many people feel the need to constantly Twitter and…
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