Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Test Anxiety – How to Beat It

Nearly everyone feels amped up or nervous before taking a test. In fact it’s uncommon to experience no sense of test anxiety or excitement before a test. The challenge comes when your child feels too anxious and can’t think straight, which leads to performance interference. Although everyone feels test anxiety in a different way, here are […]

How to Be Grateful – Why It’s Important for Kids

How to Be Grateful – Why It’s Important for Kids

Often, a child’s sense of gratefulness quickly disappears after receiving a gift or going on a family excursion. This is something that is true of kids and adults alike. So, what does it mean to teach or show a child how to be grateful? Is this even something that can be taught? Why is this so […]

What Is a Clinical Psychologist?

What Is a Clinical Psychologist?

Are you confused with the sea of alpha that follows the names of various therapists? LPC, MA, LMFT, MSW, LCSW, PsyD, and PhD are many of the abbreviated degree titles that you might find in the world of mental health providers. Many responsibilities and training overlap among these professionals and some have more specified education and/or […]

ADHD Treatment Without Medication

ADHD Treatment Without Medication

All children can be hyperactive and impulsive at times, but when it happens over a long period of time and across settings, they may be one in the 10% of school-age children that have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). ADHD continues throughout the life span. Healthcare providers more commonly diagnose ADHD in boys than girls […]