Archive for February 2016
OCD in Children: 7 Warning Signs Your Child May Need Help
You are running late as you try to get the kids out of the house and into the car for school drop off. You anxiously wait while your 10 year old has once again neatly emptied his backpack and is checking to make sure his homework is complete and filed in the 3rd pocket of…Read More
CBT and Depression: What Makes CBT So Effective?
“I want that report on my desk, today!” Your boss demands, standing in the doorway of his office. “I don’t have time for you’re excuses; just get it done!” He disappears back into the adjacent room. You pause a moment, looking over the paperwork on your desk, then the computer screen. A deep sigh. Will you…Read More
IEP vs 504: Which Plan is Best for Your Child?
So you have a child with a disability? Of course, as any loving and caring parent, you want the best for your child, including the best possible education. When your child is about to start public school, though, you suddenly find yourself confronted with a slew of acronyms – IDEA, IEP, 504, and so on.…Read More
Acts of Terrorism: How to Talk to Your Children
Smoke rising into the sky from burning towers. Derailed train cars split open by a blast. Special forces lining up outside a building. Covered bodies lying strewn about. Repeated gunshots ringing out. Crowds fleeing in panic. Bodies being carried out of a pile of rubble. Those are the visual images of acts of terrorism. More…Read More