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decrease arguments with your children
How to Decrease Arguments With Your Children and Teens 612 408 Dr. Terry

How to Decrease Arguments With Your Children and Teens

Stop the Power Struggles: How to Decrease Arguments With Your Children and Teens Do you remember the first time your child negotiated with you? You were probably amused with them acting and speaking like an…

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separation anxiety in children
Helping Children Cope with Separation Anxiety 612 408 Dr. Terry

Helping Children Cope with Separation Anxiety

When you try to head out for work or even to run errands, your child is sulking, throwing tantrums, and doing his/her best to keep you from leaving the house. Now that you’ve returned to…

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ADHD in Girls and Women 612 442 Dr. Menon

ADHD in Girls and Women

If you have boys and men in your life who are diagnosed with  attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), have you wondered if you or your daughter might be too? ADHD often looks different in girls. It can…

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The Different Faces of ADHD 1600 1299 Dr. Menon

The Different Faces of ADHD

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

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Motivation isn’t coming? 278 373 Dr. Menon

Motivation isn’t coming?

Motivation isn’t coming? What is motivation in the first place? In the field of psychology, motivation is defined as “what causes you to act”. It can be any type of action. For instance, you check…

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How to Manage Social Anxiety or Social Phobia 1000 545 Dr. Menon

How to Manage Social Anxiety or Social Phobia

A party  invitation pops into your mailbox, inbox or phone and in your head you say…”Oh no!”.  Then you look around and wonder  “Did I just groan out loud?” You are definitely not alone. If…

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creating routines
Restarting Your Kids’ Daily Routine 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

Restarting Your Kids’ Daily Routine

Raise your hand if the daily routine for the kids in your home fell apart at any time during the last 18 months.  Me! My hand is raised!  In my house, we started and stopped…

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Autism and Social Connections – How does it work? 1707 2560 Dr. Menon

Autism and Social Connections – How does it work?

There are a lot of common misconceptions about Autism and Social Connections. In this article, we’re going to talk about Autism and Social Connections and answer some of the most common questions about this topic.…

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Autism and Female Gender Identity 960 540 Dr. Menon

Autism and Female Gender Identity

Autism and Female Gender Identity Please note: In this post I use the term “female” to reference and respect the inclusion of individuals socialized or identifying as girls/women regardless of their assigned gender at birth.…

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psychological test
The Ins and Outs of A Psychological Test 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

The Ins and Outs of A Psychological Test

Many people wonder if a psychological test could help them answer questions about themselves or their child. They may be looking for an accurate ADHD or autism diagnosis. Or they may be concerned about a…

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Overcoming College Anxiety and Stress 2560 1642 Dr. Menon

Overcoming College Anxiety and Stress

  Student: “Everyone says I’ve got to have lots of fun before I leave for college.  Instead, I stay up at night wondering if I can actually do this.” Parent: “Is my child ready to…

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Pathological Demand Avoidance – Guest Post by Dr. Jessica Myszak 800 800 Dr. Menon

Pathological Demand Avoidance – Guest Post by Dr. Jessica Myszak

I’d like to introduce a new colleague of mine, Jessica Myszak. We have a shared interest in supporting neurodivergent clients with evaluations and therapy. Since we are both credentialed with PsyPact, we can support clients…

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