July 7, 2017
Dr. Gene Beresin and Dr. Steve Schlozman reflect on the iPhone’s 10th anniversary.
“Look, someone’s calling. Do I have to answer it?” “No. We’re texting.”
“Have you SnapChatted before?”
“Siri, text Steve ’cause I can’t use my thumbs anymore.
May 26, 2017
Intro music written and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
Outro music arranged and performed by Dr. Gene Beresin.
The bomb attack at the Ariana Grande concert in England evokes a toxic milieu of fear, anger and, worst of all, a kind of insidious fatigue.
April 3, 2017
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When I was a teenager, one of my buddies called me out for my rejection of tobacco.
March 17, 2017
Dr Ellen Braaten provides insight on a really difficult topic in this compelling news story that follows a mom, Emily, who lost her daughter to suicide, and has had to grapple with many questions, and few answers.
March 3, 2017
Why would any parent bring their kid to a child psychiatrist?
Well, I’m a child psychiatrist and the most common reason parents bring their kids to see me in my clinical practice is because they are worried about certain behaviors and want help and advice in evaluating their child.
October 11, 2016
In light of the #MeToo and Times Up movements, we thought it more important than ever to share the article below on how parents can help teens respectfully navigate the gray areas of sexual and romantic relationships.
In the realm of sexual relations, consent is a bit of a mess.
October 6, 2016
As parents, we share some really big milestones with our children. There’s riding that bike for the first time, braving the first day of school, or marching off to sleep-away camp.
And, of course, there’s the huge anxiety-provoking-and-incredibly-exciting moment of earning the first driver’s license.
July 26, 2015
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think back on an incident you had with your parents when you were growing up?
We asked a number of young adults this very question. One might expect recounts of warm, fuzzy times spent on the couch, on family vacations, at birthday parties. Nope.
February 14, 2014
The first romantic relationship for a teen, or particularly a pre-teen, can strike terror in the heart of a parent. Rarely are parents ever prepared for their child’s inevitable first crush or real relationship.
September 23, 2013
Teenagers are convinced they are ready to take the reins, no longer wanting to be held back by overly-cautious adults who don’t really ‘get it,’ who don’t understand the urgency of whatever situation is brewing at that moment.