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

April 13, 2017

Decisions, Decisions!

Allowing your kids to make their own decisions is an essential component of raising a solid adult. Of course you’re not going to allow your 6 […]
March 27, 2017

How to Navigate the Digital Universe

Being a parent in the digital age presents a dizzying challenge: keeping on top of all of the potentially inappropriate, time-wasting, irresistible-to-kids internet sites, video games […]
March 13, 2017

Mindset and Shyness

Carol Dweck’s book, Mindset: The New Psychology of Success focuses on how our mindset profoundly influences the way we approach life. Rather than being a quirk […]
February 13, 2017

Is Punishment Old School?

Remember being sent to bed without dinner, grounded and forced to stay in your room for the day, or banned from watching TV for a week? […]
February 6, 2017

Girls and Sex: Making "The Talk" an Ongoing Conversation

As parents of teens, we question ourselves about the best way to approach the subject of sex and intimacy with our kids. It’s hard to know […]
January 19, 2017

Post-Election Blues

“Javier says the president is going to make him move back to his country. Is that true?” “The school was on lock down this afternoon because […]
December 14, 2015

Growing Your Child's Sense of Morality

I was reading the Psychotherapy Networker magazine over the weekend and this article about kids moral development jumped out at me as being a thorough and […]
November 30, 2015

"I'm Bored!"

Kids! What’s the matter with kids today? Do any of these questions sound familiar? “I’m bored.” “Who cares?” “Why do I have to do this anyway?” […]
November 9, 2015

"A Teen's Perspective on Motivation"

Ann Dolin, of Educational Connections, has written an interesting article about the idea of motivation in teens (or lack thereof). What I love about it is […]