January 30, 2019

Making Life Easier for Kids with Learning Challenges

Having a kid with learning and behavior challenges requires a lot of learning on your part. What are the best treatment options, best learning environments, how […]
January 23, 2019

Learning How to Learn

Advances in neuroscience have given us more insight into how the brain processes and retains information. We’re constantly understanding more about how we learn. But because […]
September 5, 2018

How Can Behavior Therapy Help My ADHD Kid?

Since frequent tantrums, protests and tuning you out may already be part and parcel of your life as a parent of a child with ADHD, creating […]
June 27, 2018

Children of Divorce Speak Out

As a child and family therapist, I see many children who are struggling with the aftermath of divorce or separation. In a therapist’s office, children are […]
April 4, 2018

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

Failing is an important experience for kids to have, yet letting them fail goes against the central tenet of being a parent: making sure our children […]
November 13, 2017

Mom, What is a Learning Disability?

Even though your child realizes it’s harder for him to concentrate and focus in school than his classmates, or is aware that she has more trouble […]
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 […]
April 3, 2017

Can’t Sit Still!

Anyone who knows kids knows that they aren’t designed to sit still for extended periods of time. There’s a reason for that! Movement stimulates more blood […]
March 14, 2016

No more homework? Absolutely!

I cannot tell you how many families struggle, and I mean STRUGGLE with homework each and every night. For our families with kids who have special […]