Articles in Children and Teens, Trauma and PTSD and Mindfulness

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by George Daniels on October 31, 2019
How low self-esteem can affect your teenager
by George Daniels on October 31, 2019
Are you concerned about your teen's behavior? There are many ways low self-esteem can affect your teenager and how he or she behaves.... Read full article
on September 10, 2019
Bullying: How serious is this problem?
on September 10, 2019
If your child hasn't been bullied, they have witnessed it in the classroom. Here is what you can do as a parent to stop bullying... Read full article
on August 15, 2019
Why Your Diet May be Hurting Your Relationship
on August 15, 2019
Rick was biting his fingernails while waiting in the long Starbucks cue. Once he was finally seated and nearly finished his double espresso vanilla latte, licking the cruller icing off his fingers and gazing out the window that he could again wonder:... Read full article
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding and abusive relationships
on August 04, 2019
Trauma bonding is the biological addiction to the abuser and the ups and downs of the relationship. This need for affection is like a drug.... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald Brown on June 14, 2019
Nurturing Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy in Children
by Dr. Gerald Brown on June 14, 2019
Healthy self-esteem is a real strength for your child. Self-esteem helps a child deal with the many challenges in the world. Self-efficacy, the belief in one's abilities is equally important. ... Read full article
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
What underlies your addiction? Consider trauma/PTSD
by J.D. Murphy, LMFT on May 23, 2019
PTSD and trauma are well-known risk factors for both alcohol and drug use. Many people with PTSD use substances to self-medicate their symptoms.... Read full article
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Creating peace in your family
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Peace at home means offering support and stability to each member of the family in order to stop a distressing situation & facilitate love, respect, and cooperation between family members. Professional help can be instrumental in creating this change... Read full article
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
Anxious parents and young children
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
If we have a predisposition to anxiety, we need to be aware of how our nervous state affects our children. Therapy for anxiety can help you and your child.... Read full article
on November 22, 2018
Why having fewer toys is better for your children
on November 22, 2018
An abundance of toys may decrease the quality of young children’s play and development.... Read full article
by Dr. Gerald Brown on November 13, 2018
5 tips to navigating political discussions during the holidays
by Dr. Gerald Brown on November 13, 2018
Many people feel that it's best to avoid politics during family gatherings. Here are six tips to navigating political discussions during the holidays. ... Read full article
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