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Gene Beresin, M.D.

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

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April 22, 2015

Grade School

What Is Separation Anxiety?

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

Sarah sits on the couch, clutching her stuffed bear.

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April 22, 2015

Hot Topics

Earth Day 2015

Then can I walk beside you
I have come here to lose the smog
And I feel to be a cog in something turning
Well maybe it is just the time of year
Or maybe it’s the t

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April 15, 2015

Families

DSM 5: What Happened to Asperger’s?

Billy was an intelligent, 12-year-old boy who excelled at math, and loved Japanese anime.  He could talk incessantly about World of Warcraft, and impressed adults with his knowledge of geography.

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April 14, 2015

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Raising Secure Children In An Insecure World

Authors’ Note: As we as a nation remember the tragic events that took place at the 2013 Boston Marathon, we wish to share again the blog below, written in collaboration with the Marjorie E.

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April 13, 2015

Families

Preparing For Your Child’s First Appointment With A Mental Health Clinician

In our previous post, we spoke about what to do if you feel your child might be in need of psychological help.

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April 7, 2015

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Predicting The Next Mental Health Crisis: Sometimes We Just Can’t Know

When tragedies hit, it is in our nature to ask why.  The co-pilot in the horrific Germanwings crash had serious mental health problems, according to reports.

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April 22, 2015

Grade School

What Is Separation Anxiety?

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

Sarah sits on the couch, clutching her stuffed bear.

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April 22, 2015

Hot Topics

Earth Day 2015

Then can I walk beside you
I have come here to lose the smog
And I feel to be a cog in something turning
Well maybe it is just the time of year
Or maybe it’s the t

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April 15, 2015

Families

DSM 5: What Happened to Asperger’s?

Billy was an intelligent, 12-year-old boy who excelled at math, and loved Japanese anime.  He could talk incessantly about World of Warcraft, and impressed adults with his knowledge of geography.

View More...

April 14, 2015

Hot Topics

Raising Secure Children In An Insecure World

Authors’ Note: As we as a nation remember the tragic events that took place at the 2013 Boston Marathon, we wish to share again the blog below, written in collaboration with the Marjorie E.

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April 13, 2015

Families

Preparing For Your Child’s First Appointment With A Mental Health Clinician

In our previous post, we spoke about what to do if you feel your child might be in need of psychological help.

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April 7, 2015

Hot Topics

Predicting The Next Mental Health Crisis: Sometimes We Just Can’t Know

When tragedies hit, it is in our nature to ask why.  The co-pilot in the horrific Germanwings crash had serious mental health problems, according to reports.

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April 22, 2015

Podcasts

What Is Separation Anxiety?

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

Sarah sits on the couch, clutching her stuffed bear.

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February 27, 2015

Podcasts

The Plight Of Homeless Children In The United States

This blog post is part of series in collaboration with the Lesley University Child Homelessness Initiative (CHI).

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February 13, 2015

Podcasts

Anorexia Nervosa And Access To Care

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

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January 9, 2015

Podcasts

Beyond Sexual Assault

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

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December 23, 2014

Podcasts

Coping With Holiday Stress

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

Let’s just paint a little picture.

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The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Developing Resilience through Engagement, Awareness and Media

Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School