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How Do I Find a Good Therapist for My Kid Who’s on the Spectrum? | Psych in 60

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How Do I Find a Good Therapist for My Kid Who's on the Spectrum? Honestly, it's really tough to navigate and know when a psychology or therapist understands the spectrum. Any good therapist will welcome a five or ten-minute interview or phone call where you...

Feminism: Things My Three Sons Better Know Before Moving Out

I’ve wanted my three sons to be feminists since each of them was born. One reason is that their mother is a feminist. Another is that I am a feminist. But the biggest reason is that the world needs more feminists, especially males.
As a father to three sons, I have embarked on a mission to impart in them life lessons of the utmost importance. These are my stories. Life Lesson #73- Feminism In the 2016 U.S. Presidential election Hilary Clinton cracked, but did not break, the ultimate glass...

10 Things All Parents Should Be Doing

Parents want to make sure that we are doing the most excellent job that we can because we love our children. But what lessons, values, and beliefs are you supposed to teach your children? Here are 10 things all parents should be doing to cultivate a positive and healthy relationship.
We are regularly inundated with different fragments of information on how to nurture our children. Parents want to make sure that we are doing the most excellent job that we can because we love our children. We want to have a positive relationship with...

5 Ways to Nurture Your Teen’s Confidence

Teens seem to report reduced confidence in their ability to respond effectively to struggle and decreased access to coping skills. Meanwhile, social media surrounds them with the illusion that their friends have it figured out and are living their best life. Nurture your teen's confidence by building confidence...
What are your hopes for your teen this year? A fresh year brings the excitement of new milestones and uncertainty of what challenges may tag along.Maybe you are anticipating the start of high school, a driver’s license, a first significant other, or the college...

Backward Planning for Students with ADHD | Psych in 60

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Backward Planning for Students with ADHD Is your child with ADHD scattered when it comes to long-term assignments? This is a very common problem with ADHD which can hinder organization. A great way to improve this is backward planning! 3 Steps to Backward Planning: 1. Naming the...

Video Game Addiction: Is Excessive Gaming a Mental Health Disorder?

The World Health Organization (WHO) is now including Video Game Addiction as a disorder. Many researchers suggest gaming addiction is often related to an underlying issue such as depression, anxiety, or Asperger’s. So, should excessive gaming be considered a mental health disorder?
The World Health Organization (WHO) is now including Video Game Addiction as a disorder. The disorder is defined as a "persistent or recurrent" behavior pattern of "sufficient severity to result in significant impairment in personal, family, social, educational, occupational or other important areas of...

New Year, New Hustle

New year, new hustle! For 2018, what if we stopped hustling for perfection and our self-worth and instead practiced gratitude for the little things? When we make 2018’s goal to hustle for a picture-perfect year, we miss the beauty that is right in front of us. Here's how to hustle in a different way for 2018!
As the new year continues to settle in, social media continues to remind us how everyone was #blessed during 2017. How so?? Posts full of lavish weddings, large groups of friends on rooftops drinking cocktails, extravagant proposals, newborn babies wearing designer clothes…you know what...

Behaviors Associated with Auditory Processing Disorders | Psych in 60

Behaviors Associated with Auditory Processing Disorders There are many behaviors associated with Auditory Processing Disorders and individuals can have ANY combination of them. If you see some of the following behaviors in your child, you may want to explore the possibility of an Auditory Processing...

Change These Four Basic Beliefs and Improve Your Relationships

One of the favorite parts of my job is the work that I get to do with families in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). When there is a meaningful change in an unhealthy dynamic within a family system, we often see exponential growth within its...

Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading | Psych in 60

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Cognitive Distortions: Mind Reading Think of a time you've been in a situation with another person and you've made an impulsive decision about what they think or feel about you. Maybe you imagined they were judge, criticizing, or negatively labeling you in your mind.Sometimes we...