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  • Time Out Debate

    Time Magazine’s Time Out Debate

    A recent article in Time Magazine entitled “Time Outs Are Hurting Your Child” stated that the use of Time Out as a disciplinary tool “can look the same as physical abuse” on a brain scan. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, the authors of a new book entitled No Drama Discipline, argue that at the Read More

  • Family Psychology Associates

    Back To School Struggles

    Back to School Struggles: How Do I Know if My Child Has AD/HD? Now that summer is over, some of the struggles that your child may have experienced last school year may return. It is not unusual for children with learning and attention disorders to have conflict free summers and holidays, only to have their Read More

  • Parenting

    Parenting in the Information Age Part 2

    This is the second part of a two part blog.  For readings that illustrate each of these goals, see the Reading Lists on our Resources page.  You will also notice that each of the Specialties pages includes suggested readings as well. You can also visit our Facebook page to get up to date posts of Read More

  • Parenting

    Parenting in the Information Age Part 1

    Despite all the negative press about the decline of the American family, it could be argued that this is the best time ever to be a parent.  No longer confined to rigid roles like “breadwinner” or “homemaker,” parents today have alternatives like flex-time, family leave, and telecommuting to help you balance work and family.   More Read More

  • Apps

    Apps for Stress Management

    June 2014 In this busy world, it can be easy to get caught up in the constant “on the go” pace!  Between caring for the important areas in your life, such as family time and work, taking time to invest in your physical and mental health can often get placed last on the list. How Read More

  • Emerging Adulthood

    Emerging Adulthood

    The new developmental period of “Emerging Adulthood” is not just a clever marketing ploy concocted by psychologists. The term was coined by Dr. Jeffrey Jensen Arnett in 2000. This period from 18-25 coincides with the final stage of neurological development. Furthermore, this new developmental period is occurring not just in America, but in all western Read More