BFFs are Good for Kids

BFFs are Good for Kids

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Best friends are great for kids. Pediatrics professors out of…
According to a 2007 Columbia University study, about 1 in 70 preschoolers take psychiatric medications

Toddlers on Psychiatric Medications

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According to a 2007 Columbia University study, about 1 in 70…
ADHD on the Rise

ADHD on the Rise

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The Centers for Disease Control reports a rise in the number…
Social Media Effects on Children

Social Media Effects on Children

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This CNN article reviews the role of electronic media in children’s lives—the good, the bad, and the narcissistic.
What is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist

What is a Child and Adolescent Psychologist?

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Clinical psychologists have doctoral-level training to provide therapy (including coaching) and consultation, and psychological testing. They are the only providers who can administer psychological tests to diagnose mental illness. Training at this level allows for expert knowledge in “psychopathology,” or mental illness. Child and adolescent psychologists have advanced training and backgrounds in providing psychological services to young people.

Coaching Can Improve Performance

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Psychologists review why people “choke” under pressure. We know that preparing and practicing for high-stress situations can improve performance. Coaching is a good way to do this.
Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

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The American Psychological Association posted the following article about helping children develop better eating and exercise habits.
Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

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Sleep is an integral part of children’s health. Amazing things…