Deirdre Phillips, Author at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by Deirdre Phillips, Managing Director

9 Ways to Manage Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID-19

September 9, 2020

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9 Ways to Manage Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID-19

This article was written for and originally published on Mass General Giving. Read the original article here. *** Starting a new school year is always stressful for both kids and parents but never more so than this year, when everything will feel different. It’s not just a new school, classroom or teacher — though it could be all […]

A Parent’s Journey Through Autism: “I have to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time…”

May 14, 2017

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A Parent’s Journey Through Autism: “I have to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time…”

This blog post is part of a series entitled Real Lives, Real Stories: Personal Experiences With Mental Illness. Note: The following person’s account of his/her personal experience has been published with his/her consent to support the mission of The Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, and let others in similar situations not feel so alone. […]