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Good Enough Parenting 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

Good Enough Parenting

Parenting is hard. And even when it’s easier, we often find ways to turn up the pressure on ourselves. Or we directly and indirectly feel the pressure from around us. Our parents. The parents of…

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Understanding ADHD in Adult Women 1707 2560 Dr. Menon

Understanding ADHD in Adult Women

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is often associated with hyperactive children, but it’s crucial to recognize that ADHD can persist into adulthood, affecting individuals’ professional, social, and personal lives. While ADHD in adults is gaining…

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Deconstructing Autism 1000 800 Dr. Menon

Deconstructing Autism

Check out Dr. Menon’s interview about autism for this podcast.  Please pass this along to friends, colleagues, and clients so we can share facts, not fiction. https://www.buzzsprout.com/2076175/12779198

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The Different Faces of ADHD 1600 1299 Dr. Menon

The Different Faces of ADHD

The different faces of ADHD Three of ADHD’s most powerful characteristics are less understood: hyperfocus, emotional hyperarousal, and rejection sensitivity.  The classic signs of ADHD (inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity) don’t tell the whole story. Let’s…

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Opt Out of Overwhelm: Thrive with ADHD 2048 2560 Dr. Menon

Opt Out of Overwhelm: Thrive with ADHD

“My friends and family get annoyed with me because I’m always running late or forgetting things.” People describe you as smart but also “quirky” or “unique” or “going through a phase.” You’re always forgetting things.…

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Improve Your Health With These Apps 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

Improve Your Health With These Apps

You don’t go anywhere without your phone, so why not use it to help you create some consistent habits for your mental and physical health? Here’s a curated list of apps for you to try. …

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overcoming starting block
Overcoming Starting Blocks 1600 1200 Dr. Menon

Overcoming Starting Blocks

Strategies to Overcome Blocks and Get Started   We’ve all been there – that moment when you know you need to start a task, but it feels like an uphill battle to get the ball…

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Helping Someone with Seasonal Depression
Seasonal Depression – More than the Winter Blues 612 408 Dr. Menon

Seasonal Depression – More than the Winter Blues

Helping Someone with Seasonal Depression (or Depression with a seasonal pattern)? What is Seasonal Depression anyway? Do you know someone who just wants to curl up inside and hide away during the coldest months of…

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A Recipe for Better Conversations 474 400 Dr. Menon

A Recipe for Better Conversations

The driveway is full of cars. You walk up to the door, ring the bell and you want to turn around and run! But you persist and walk in. It.is.loud. People are talking over each…

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Mental Health For Children
Mental Health For Your Child 2560 1707 Peyton Rockford

Mental Health For Your Child

Mental Health For Your Child Life is busy. To do lists and obligations only grow. And on top of it all, we know we should tend to our kids’ mental health. But how do we…

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Boundaries
Setting Boundaries As A People Pleaser 2560 1703 Peyton Rockford

Setting Boundaries As A People Pleaser

Are you a people pleaser? You might be one if you tend to:  Focus on other people’s needs more than your own.  Ease other’s discomfort, even if it increases your own discomfort Desire acceptance and…

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Emotions and Art
Emotions and Art 1707 2560 Peyton Rockford

Emotions and Art

Emotions and Art Out of the dozens of emotions we have in our daily lives, we can usually name 3-5 of them. In a world full of change, loss, wins, and surprises, it is likely…

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Mindful Living
Mindful Living 1707 2560 Dr. Terry

Mindful Living

The term, ‘mindful living’ can sometimes produce feelings of  stress, anxiety, and a bit of angst. Why? Because we think mindful living requires peace, quiet, and the thing none of us seem to have-time.  On…

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coping with stress
Play As A Way Of Coping With Stress 1707 2560 Peyton Rockford

Play As A Way Of Coping With Stress

Play As A Way Of Coping With Stress Do you remember being a child? The infinite nature of the world around you? The objects of everyday life around you becoming tools for play? But then…

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Transform Chaos Into Purpose
Transform Chaos Into Purpose 1125 750 Dr. Menon

Transform Chaos Into Purpose

How the Pandemic Inspired Intentional Living – And How It Taught Us to Transform Chaos Into Purpose It’s often said that a crisis can be an opportunity for growth, and the COVID-19 pandemic has been…

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Make the Most of Your College Breaks
Make the Most of Your College Breaks 612 408 Dr. Menon

Make the Most of Your College Breaks

Why it is important to create and manage a schedule even for unscheduled times to make the most of your college breaks? Meet Emily. Emily is a college student who’s really looking forward to the…

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Autism and Gender Equity 1547 2062 Dr. Menon

Autism and Gender Equity

Dr. Menon was an invited speaker at an international conference in February 2023. She had the opportunity to share insights from her clinical work about gender differences in diagnoses, common misdiagnoses, and how to collaborate…

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How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last.
How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last 1600 1067 Dr. Terry

How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last

In this blog, we’re going to talk about How to Help Your Child Build Habits That Last. Developing good habits is a fundamental part of raising happy, healthy, and successful kids. Habits are like building…

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Easy Mindful Practices You Can Add to Your Routine
Easy Mindful Practices You Can Add to Your Routine 600 400 Dr. Menon

Easy Mindful Practices You Can Add to Your Routine

Why do you need easy mindful practices you can add to your routine? In today’s fast-paced and demanding world, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush and whirlwind of activities that compete for…

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Understanding and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

Understanding and Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Do you ever have that nagging feeling that you’re not good enough?  Like you’re constantly on the verge of being exposed as a fake?  That, despite your achievements and successes, you still struggle with feelings…

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How to Respond to Awkward Questions From Your Kid
How to Respond to Awkward Questions From Your Kid 1600 1067 Dr. Terry

How to Respond to Awkward Questions From Your Kid

Kids say the darndest things!  How to respond to awkward questions from your kid? They are inquisitive by nature and are wired to be curious about the world around them. Sometimes they ask the cutest…

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Making the holidays a stress-free occasion for you and your kids
Making the Holidays a Stress-free Occasion for You and Your Kids 600 401 Dr. Terry

Making the Holidays a Stress-free Occasion for You and Your Kids

Making the holidays a stress-free occasion for you and your kids could seem like a daunting task for some (or most!) parents. After all, you have to juggle between taking care of your kids, house…

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Livestream with Dr. Menon 300 365 Dr. Menon

Livestream with Dr. Menon

Thanks to WHAT-A-CANINE and Therapy for Pet People for including me in the book discussion. It was a great hour chatting about therapy, diagnostics and making sense of the clues people give us. https://fb.watch/hnzj6vylle/

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Homework Parenting Hacks
Parenting Hacks to Help Your Kids Get Their Homework Done 1113 750 Dr. Terry

Parenting Hacks to Help Your Kids Get Their Homework Done

If there’s one complaint that can bond almost all parents of school-aged children together, it’s our common frustrations with completing homework. It often seems that no matter the size of the task, kids find reasons…

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