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The Art of Civil Conversations: 9 Parent Strategies

“Are you out of your mind? You’re not old enough to go to a climate change demonstration. What do you even know about the climate? Besides, we’re in the middle a pandemic.

The Unexpected Magic of Thank You Notes: 9 Strategies to Help Your Child Get Started

Mariela was so excited to graduate from middle school this spring. Even though the celebrations looked different this year due to the pandemic, she was moved by all the family members and friends who came together to celebrate this special milestone with her.

El Sueño: Hablemos de Niños Mayores y Adolescentes

Algunos niños duermen bien y otros no. Ese es un buen punto para comenzar cuando se reflexiona acerca de los problemas del sueño en los niños. Según la investigación, muchos niños que duermen bien continuamente, a menudo lo hacen desde muy temprano en sus vidas.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Eating Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

Support Kids and Teens Following the Riot In Our Nation’s Capitol

The images of chaos and violence in our nation’s Capitol that many children and teens have been seeing in the media have been disturbing and scary.

CBT Snapshot: Using Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is a special kind of talk therapy that can be used to help with mental health challenges. In this CBT Snapshot series, Dr. Ellen Braaten gives a glimpse of what it looks like to use CBT for a range of mental and behavioral health disorders.

10 Ways to Emotionally Support Your Teen in Responding to Racism

There is so much out there on how to talk to your little ones about the racism and upheaval going on in our world today. However, there isn’t as much, in the way of guidance, as it relates to talking to your older children, teenagers, or young adults who may still reside at home.

11 Consejos de Auto-Cuidado para Adolescentes y Adultos Jóvenes

Estrés.

Los adolescentes y adultos jóvenes ahora están más estresados, ansiosos, deprimidos y solos que nunca – al menos en los Estados Unidos.  A primera vista, es difícil aceptar este hecho.

My Child Was Diagnosed With Anxiety or Depression. How Should I Talk to Her About It?

“Should I use the word anxious or depressed?”  

“Should I talk about it at all with my daughter?”  

“What should I say to my teenage son?”  

“How can I even bring it up?”  

These are just a few of the questions parents ask when their child is given a diagnosis of anxiety or depression.

Desordenes del Juego

“Él está jugando juegos todo el tiempo. ¡Cada oportunidad que tenga! Desde el momento en que llega a casa hasta la hora de acostarse, está en su habitación con esa computadora. Y casi no pasa tiempo con la familia. ¿Es adicto? Estoy realmente preocupado.