Parenting

School Interactions: Issues for Children with Mental Health Challenges

2020-07-31T19:05:37+00:00

Children who face challenges with their mental health often struggle with learning in school, as well as navigating the social and interpersonal interactions that take place in a traditional learning environment.   Studies have shown that 1 in 10 youth has a mental health issue severe enough to negatively affect or impair their ability to function at school, home, and within their communities. And, 1 [...]

School Interactions: Issues for Children with Mental Health Challenges2020-07-31T19:05:37+00:00

8 Ways You Can Help Your Child Adjust To Heading Back To School During COVID-19

2020-07-10T22:22:01+00:00

COVID-19 has changed the ways we go about our lives. While adults navigate managing their “new normal” while waiting to see what this means on a seemingly ever-changing basis, children can feel especially vulnerable during this time, as communities mull their return to school. Returning to school can cause many children anxiety even during normal [...]

8 Ways You Can Help Your Child Adjust To Heading Back To School During COVID-192020-07-10T22:22:01+00:00

Working from Home: Ideas for Adjusting to Physical Distancing Within Your Home During Work Hours

2020-07-23T19:59:21+00:00

Ideas for Balancing Productive Work and Family Life at Home The New Productivity Adjusting to working at home during the Stay at Home Order as we battle COVID-19 has presented many challenges for parents to balance home and work life, especially during working hours. Here are some ideas to consider trying so that [...]

Working from Home: Ideas for Adjusting to Physical Distancing Within Your Home During Work Hours2020-07-23T19:59:21+00:00

Strengthening the Mental Health of Children

2020-06-25T17:57:52+00:00

Personalized, Caring Attention for Children & Adolescents American Behavioral Clinics is an outpatient therapy treatment facility dedicated to effectively treating people with mental health challenges by reducing suffering, behavioral issues and the impact of psychological trauma.  We do this by providing psychiatric services, counseling, and group therapy that [...]

Strengthening the Mental Health of Children2020-06-25T17:57:52+00:00

Saving Our Daughters By Dr. Stacey Nye, PhD, FAED

2020-06-25T19:05:42+00:00

Saving Our Daughters: Eating Disorders I am often asked how to prevent eating disorders in our children, for it is quite common that weight and body image issues plague our kids, especially girls, at a younger and younger age. The ever-growing exposure to media images of thin, beautiful, perfect-looking women set a standard that most [...]

Saving Our Daughters By Dr. Stacey Nye, PhD, FAED2020-06-25T19:05:42+00:00

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski

2018-08-22T21:14:13+00:00

How to Tell if Your Child's Behavior is a Concern What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder Definition of Oppositional Defiant Disorder as outlined in DSM IV: A recurrent pattern of negativistic, disobedient, and hostile behavior towards authority figures that persists for at least six months and is characterized by the frequent occurrence of at least four [...]

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski2018-08-22T21:14:13+00:00

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy

2018-08-22T19:00:13+00:00

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy in the Initial Treatment of Children and Adolescents Practitioners use many different strategies to engage parents early in the treatment process because: 1. The parent/guardian has an important story to share about the child and his/her target behaviors. 2. The parent/guardian’s perspective about the child’s behavior affects the child’s [...]

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy2018-08-22T19:00:13+00:00

The Doctor-Patient Relationship

2020-07-23T20:21:24+00:00

Ways to Ensure a Successful Doctor-Patient Relationship A successful doctor-patient relationship starts with good communication and a partnership where both work toward the best outcome. With preparation, you can become an active partner in your health, making sure that you leave each appointment well informed and satisfied with the care received. Below are some tips [...]

The Doctor-Patient Relationship2020-07-23T20:21:24+00:00

Making Stepfamilies Work

2020-06-24T21:43:28+00:00

Smart Strategies to Make Stepfamilies Work Researchers estimate that nearly 50 percent of all first marriages end in divorce. This high rate has led to a boom in the number of stepfamilies. But their success rate doesn't appear any better - roughly 60 percent of second marriages end in divorce. Therapists who work with stepfamilies [...]

Making Stepfamilies Work2020-06-24T21:43:28+00:00
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