I wish I had discovered yoga in high school. I think it would have offered me the grounding, strength, and self-love that I desperately needed. Instead, during my early teen years, I spent many of my evenings at a ballet studio fixating on my imaginary bulging stomach. Why do I refer to my … [Read more...] about The Incredible Healing Powers of Yoga
As a practicing child psychologist of twenty-plus years, I am very pleased that girls with ADHD are finally getting the attention they deserve. It’s about time!!!! It’s sad that so many girls with ADHD have been overlooked, misunderstood, and left undiagnosed during their formative years. That’s why … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Support Girls with ADHD: A Child Psychologist’s Perspective
Here are 5 Ways to Improve Your Communication It’s easy to fall into negative communication patterns with teens, even when we’re trying our very best to be understanding and loving. As parents, we don’t want to be unreasonable, but we don’t want to be doormats, either. This can set us … [Read more...] about Tired of Arguing with Your Teen?
According to the latest research, about 30 percent of children and adolescents with ADHD also meet diagnostic criteria an anxiety disorder. These findings fit with my observations as a clinical psychologist too. Here are Five Primary Stressors and Must-Do's to Provide Support to your Child … [Read more...] about Want to Help Your Child with Their ADHD and Anxiety?