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Dr. Gene Beresin is executive director of The Clay Center for Young Health Minds.

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September 22, 2016

Families

What Are The Different Types Of Evaluations?

Arielle’s mother, Adele, was confused. She had taken Arielle, an active first grader who was struggling to learn how to read, to her pediatrician for guidance.

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September 15, 2016

Hot Topics

A Discussion Triggered By Trigger Warnings

There’s this scene in David Cronenberg’s movie The Fly that is pretty hard to watch. Actually, there are a lot of scenes in that movie that are hard to watch.

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September 13, 2016

Families

Helping Kids Through New School Year Transitions

Starting a new school year is often filled with anxiety for both parents and kids.

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September 8, 2016

Families

When Kids Leave Home: Part 1

This is the first blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the second blog post, click here.

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September 1, 2016

Grade School

What Is Executive Function Coaching?

When children struggle in school, parents and teachers alike want to know why. The first two places people look are, typically, the subject matter and the student’s motivation.

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August 30, 2016

Grade School

Managing Back-To-School Stress

Hans Selye, a Hungarian scientist who was a pioneer in modern stress research, was quoted as saying, “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.

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September 15, 2016

Hot Topics

A Discussion Triggered By Trigger Warnings

There’s this scene in David Cronenberg’s movie The Fly that is pretty hard to watch. Actually, there are a lot of scenes in that movie that are hard to watch.

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September 8, 2016

Hot Topics

When Kids Leave Home: Part 1

This is the first blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the second blog post, click here.

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August 30, 2016

Hot Topics

Managing Back-To-School Stress

Hans Selye, a Hungarian scientist who was a pioneer in modern stress research, was quoted as saying, “It’s not stress that kills us, it is our reaction to it.

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August 23, 2016

Hot Topics

My Child Had An Evaluation Through The School And I Disagree With The Results – What Now?

If you’re a parent who is concerned that your child may have a learning or attentional challenge, there are a couple of routes you can take.

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August 9, 2016

Hot Topics

The Resiliency Of The Olympic Games

With the 2016 Olympics currently underway in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, we wanted to re-post the following blog that was written to commemorate the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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June 14, 2016

Hot Topics

Helping Your Kids Following The Orlando Tragedy

Our hearts go out to the families of those who lost their lives and were injured in the recent terrorist act in Orlando—an event that is being called the most extensive mass shooting in this coun

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September 8, 2016

Podcasts

When Kids Leave Home: Part 1

This is the first blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the second blog post, click here.

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April 28, 2016

Podcasts

The Senior Prom: A Joyous Rite Of Passage Or Nightmare For Parents?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

It’s the weekend before your kid’s senior prom.

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April 21, 2016

Podcasts

Spring Suicide: An (Un)Likely Combination?

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

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March 31, 2016

Podcasts

Raising Moral Children: Parental Strategies That Last A Lifetime

Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.

We want our kids to know right from wrong.

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February 25, 2016

Podcasts

Living With A Chronic Medical Illness

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness.

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January 21, 2016

Podcasts

When Kids Leave Home: Part 2

This is the second blog post in a two-part series on adolescents’ transition to the “real world.”

To view the first blog post, click here.

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