Articles about family therapy


Parenting and Social Media: Tips and Advice from Therapists

Last updated: 02/25/2020

Social media is nearly impossible for parents to avoid. Alarming stories of cyberbullying, suicides following social media abuse, and catfishing may tempt parents to forbid...

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Why Do Children Lie? Normal, Compulsive, and Pathological Lying in Kids

Last updated: 02/03/2020

Why Do Children Lie? Normal, Compulsive, and Pathological Lying in Kids Why Do Children Lie? Normal, Compulsive, and Pathological Lying in Kids January 7, 2019 • By Zawn...

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 A Dream Deferred: Are You Living Vicariously Through Your Child?

Last updated: 01/22/2020

 A Dream Deferred: Are You Living Vicariously Through Your Child?  A Dream Deferred: Are You Living Vicariously Through Your Child? March 6, 2019 • By Zawn Villines No life is...

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How Parents Can Foster Autonomy and Encourage Child Development

Last updated: 01/20/2020

How Parents Can Foster Autonomy and Encourage Child Development How Parents Can Foster Autonomy and Encourage Child Development July 4, 2018 • By Eva Lazar, PhD ,...

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How Do I Get Parents To Own Their Part Of The Problem?

Last updated: 12/20/2019

What does a therapist who works with teenagers do, when parents just want her to work with their teenager?    And if you have a question you’d like me to address on this...

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Understanding Self-Injury Among Autistic Individuals

Last updated: 11/08/2019

Understanding Self-Injury Among Autistic Individuals Understanding Self-Injury Among Autistic Individuals October 22, 2018 • Contributed by Zawn Villines Head-banging,...

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Rising Ground to Expand the Role of Foster Parents in Supporting Both the Child and Family to Speed Up Reconciliation

Last updated: 11/05/2019

Rising Ground, a leading human services provider in New York City, is piloting a new practice in which parents and foster parents will co-parent a child while the child is in...

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Prejudice and Discrimination

Last updated: 10/26/2019

Prejudice and Discrimination Overcoming Prejudice Prejudice is a prejudgment based on inadequate knowledge. Prejudice often relies on stereotypes . For instance, a person...

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Relationship Counseling Is Not the Sign of an Impending Breakup

Last updated: 10/13/2019

When the words “marriage,” “family,” and “therapy” all come up in the same sentence, it’s often assumed that things within that particular relationship aren’t great. Broken...

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A Parent's Guide to Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

Last updated: 10/02/2019

A Parent’s Guide to Dealing with Sibling Rivalry A Parent’s Guide to Dealing with Sibling Rivalry August 27, 2019 • By Zawn Villines Sibling rivalry can take many forms—from...

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