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Parenting and Social Media: Tips and Advice from Therapists

Parenting and Social Media: Tips and Advice from Therapists

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

 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...

How Parents Can Foster Autonomy and Encourage Child Development

How Parents Can Foster Autonomy and Encourage Child Development

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 ,...

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

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

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...

Couples Therapist/Marriage Counselor in Los Angeles, CA for Growing Self Counseling and Coaching

Couples Therapist/Marriage Counselor in Los Angeles, CA for Growing Self Counseling and Coaching

If you are a talented therapist seeking a “professional home” in a supportive, positive and energizing group private practice, Growing Self Counseling and Coaching may be a...

Understanding Self-Injury Among Autistic Individuals

Understanding Self-Injury Among Autistic Individuals

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

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

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

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...

Prejudice and Discrimination

Prejudice and Discrimination

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

Relationship Counseling Is Not the Sign of an Impending Breakup

Relationship Counseling Is Not the Sign of an Impending Breakup

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...

A Parent's Guide to Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

A Parent's Guide to Dealing with Sibling Rivalry

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...

Therapy for ODD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Therapy for ODD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder

Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD) is a diagnosis that applies to some people who are excessively aggressive, angry, or defiant. Though it’s most commonly diagnosed in...