Parenting

Greendale Against Bullying-What is bullying?

2018-08-21T22:08:03+00:00

Greendale Against Bullying What is Bullying? American Behavioral Clinics has partnered with Greendale Against Bullying. On March 22nd they had a rally to show the movie Bully, listen to former Packer Gilbert Brown and talk about how to defeat bullying. Dr. James Winston gave a speech to the 400 people who had come to take [...]

Greendale Against Bullying-What is bullying?2018-08-21T22:08:03+00:00

Dealing with Distress- How to Talk to Children About School Shootings

2018-08-21T21:53:46+00:00

How To Talk to Children About School Shootings 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 [...]

Dealing with Distress- How to Talk to Children About School Shootings2018-08-21T21:53:46+00:00

Making Stepfamilies Work

2018-08-22T18:23:53+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 Work2018-08-22T18:23:53+00:00

The Doctor-Patient Relationship

2018-08-22T18:49:25+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 Relationship2018-08-22T18:49:25+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

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

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

2018-08-22T21:49:04+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, FAED2018-08-22T21:49:04+00:00