Parenting

Dealing with Distress- How to Talk to Children about School Shooting

2018-08-07T19:59:44+00:00

How can you explain the tragedy that took place last week at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.? Parents across the country are searching for words to say to their young children. As we try to understand this unthinkable violence, it is important to inform and comfort our children. Listen and Communicate Simply Children look [...]

Dealing with Distress- How to Talk to Children about School Shooting2018-08-07T19:59:44+00:00

The Doctor-Patient Relationship

2018-08-07T19:59:46+00:00

The 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 you can use to [...]

The Doctor-Patient Relationship2018-08-07T19:59:46+00:00

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy

2018-08-07T19:59:46+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 Therapy2018-08-07T19:59:46+00:00

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski

2018-08-07T19:59:47+00:00

Mary Ann Grochowski 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 of the following behaviors: losing temper arguing with adults actively [...]

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski2018-08-07T19:59:47+00:00

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

2018-08-07T19:59:48+00:00

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 women cannot achieve, and all [...]

Saving Our Daughters By Dr. Stacey Nye, PhD, FAED2018-08-07T19:59:48+00:00