What are behavioral disorders? They are when a pattern of disruptive behaviors lasts for at least 6 months and causes issues at work, school, and in social situations.
What is attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder? It is defined as a mental health disorder that includes a combination of persistent problems, such as difficulty paying attention, hyperactivity, and impulsive behavior.
What is domestic abuse? It is defined as an incident or pattern of incidents of controlling, coercive, threatening, and violent behavior, in most cases by a romantic partner or ex-partner but may also include a family member or caregiver.
Divorce can be an overwhelming experience. Navigating through the process of separation or divorce is especially challenging when a child or children are involved. If you are struggling with how to share the news with your family, consider consulting a licensed therapist. They can guide you on how much information is appropriate to share with your child based on their age and maturity. If possible, present the information of the divorce as a united front.
The holiday season is here and for some children, this time of year can feel overwhelming. The holidays are supposed to be a relaxing time away from the stress of school, but children with anxiety may feel nervous and unsure about upcoming activities.
For many, the holidays aren’t always the most wonderful time of the year. A study by the National Alliance of Mental Illness found that 64% of people with mental illness reported that holidays worsen their conditions.
Grief is defined as deep sorrow. While most people associate grief with the loss of a loved one, grief is also the natural response to any major loss.
Depression is defined as a mood disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness or loss of interest. Major depressive disorder or clinical depression affects how one thinks, feels and behaves.
School has started and your child may struggle in the classroom while learning. Let's talk about learning disabilities and how they affect individuals.
As the new school year approaches, we know that there are always some adjustments that need to be made. This sort of uncertainty can lead to extra stress. So how do we talk to our children about the upcoming school year? Here are a few ways you can best work through these challenges with your children.