Psychotherapist, author, expert in social skills training for children for over 25 years, Cathi Cohen provides articles and resources for parents or caretakers.

July 31, 2014


Saw Richard Linklater’s, “Boyhood” last night.  Filmed over a 12 year period with his lens focused on Mason (non-actor, Ellar Coltrane), Linklater allows the simplicity of […]
July 25, 2014

Watch Out For Creepers

I love what Erica Craig LCSW, RDT is doing in her Minecraft Emotional Regulation groups. Take a look at her session outline and the posters from one […]
July 24, 2014

Wake Up Call

A few weeks ago, I was in the middle of my morning coffee when I realized I was ten minutes late to wake my daughter. I […]
July 18, 2014

Me Want It (But Me Wait)

Sesame Street does not just help kids learn their ABC’s and numbers these days.  Now, they help pre-school kids develop early self-regulation skills. In this video, […]
July 11, 2014

He's Ready. Me? Not So Much.

My eldest son drove away yesterday, his car piled high with clothing-stuffed trash bags and boxes filled with newspaper wrapped Pyrex dishes and mismatched drinking glasses.  […]
July 10, 2014

A Makeover for In Step West

The renovation of the In Step West office in Sterling, Va. is complete! We happily welcome our clients to our updated space. Hope you enjoy it! […]
July 9, 2014

Keep It Conscious

Shefali Tsabary Phd writes a lovely, thought provoking book that every parent should read.  “The Conscious Parent – Transforming Ourselves/Empowering Our Children” (Namaste Publishing, 2010) offers […]