Khadijah Booth Watkins, Author at MGH Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds

Articles by Khadijah Booth Watkins, Associate Director

Managing Family Conflict During Covid

October 28, 2020

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Managing Family Conflict During Covid

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts – just search for ‘Shrinking It Down.’ Since COVID-19, many families have spent more time together. A lot more time. More time together than we’re used to + challenging times + uncertainty about the future + none of the outlets we’d typically use to recharge = a perfect […]

10 Ways to Emotionally Support Your Teen in Responding to Racism

August 19, 2020

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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. Given […]

COVID-19 and College Students, featuring Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, MPH – Shrinking It Down

April 29, 2020

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COVID-19 and College Students, featuring Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, MPH – Shrinking It Down

Tune in wherever you get your podcasts. Just search for “Shrinking It Down.” When teens leave home for college, it’s natural for both parents and young adults to adjust to new lifestyles and living apart. But many college students unexpectedly returned home due to the coronavirus pandemic, and this can pose challenges for families as they reestablish norms and expectations for living […]