Category Archives: child mental health

A New Year’s Resolution for Parents

As we ring in the New Year I believe it is the perfect time to look at our relationships and resolve to commit our best selves to those that are most important to us. That may be our spouse, or … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Bedtime Routine

Last time I shared the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding the amount of sleep children need at various stages of development. So how can we help them meet those recommendations?  First and foremost we have to establish a … Continue reading

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Good Night, Sleep Tight–The Importance of Sleep

Why do so many of us have problems with sleep? As a culture, it seems we undervalue sleep and rest, in general. Perhaps we feel to rest and get a full night’s sleep is lazy. “We need to get everything … Continue reading

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Television and Kids

Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics warned that children under 2 years of age should not spend any time in front of televisions, computers, or other “screens.” They stated that the time spent in front of these screens is not … Continue reading

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Welcome to my blog!

Beginning today I will share with you some of what I have learned over the past 25 years working as a psychotherapist specializing in work with children and families.  We will explore topics that frequently arise in my practice, including … Continue reading

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