Cathi Cohen

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

September 13, 2017

The Impact of News on Kids

Your kids can’t help but encounter the news — they may hear about scary stuff on the playground at school, they may see the newsfeed on […]
September 12, 2017

Should You Punish Your Kids?

Imagine this scenario: You overhear an argument between your two daughters going on in the next room. When you go in to see what’s happening you […]
August 29, 2017

Coping Strategies for Parents in a Hurry

There’s an old Simon and Garfunkel song with the lyric, “Slow down, you move to fast. You’ve got to make the morning last…” If you’re a […]
August 22, 2017

It’s My Fault

Do you feel guilty about the way you parent? Do you constantly ask yourself questions like, “Why can’t I handle my child’s behavior differently?”, “What am […]
July 24, 2017

Five Tips for Resolving Conflicts in Front of the Kids

As with everything else you do as a parent, how, where and when you argue with your partner impacts your children. Of course, disagreements aren’t planned […]
July 17, 2017

I’d Rather Not Talk About It

How to have tough conversations with tweens and teens If you’re the parent of a tween or teen you’ve likely experienced the dread that comes with […]
July 6, 2017

It’s Routine

Routine is appealing to us humans. Think: your morning coffee, (afternoon coffee!), your exercise routine, family movie night. For children, routine, and predictability aren’t just appealing, […]
June 21, 2017

What Would Wonder Woman Do?

At the box office, June has belonged to Wonder Woman. Her blockbuster story has sparked a lot of conversation, some of it about how awesome girl […]
June 20, 2017

On the Front Lines

Hi. I’m Ashleigh McPherson. You may know me from In Step as the woman at the window. I am the fortunate one who gets to greet […]