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Does Your Child Need a Mental Health Evaluation?

By Michael Oberschneider, Psy.D., author of Ollie Outside: Screen-Free Fun Young children achieve their developmental milestones through engaging in life—moving, acting, speaking, learning, and playing—and while development isn’t perfectly linear, developmental milestones are expected to occur within a certain range. … Continue reading

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Detect and Demystify OCD with Unstuck: An OCD Kids Movie

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD: How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life How would you respond if a student told you he’s sure he’ll turn into the Incredible Hulk if he wears green? … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Your Child Needs Therapy

By Melissa Martin, author of  Tessie Tames Her Tongue Imagine your child is experiencing intense emotional distress that vacillates between crying spells and episodes of explosive anger. His sleep is restless, and he’s having nightmares. His appetite has decreased. He … Continue reading

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Recognizing OCD in Children

By Alison Dotson, author of Being Me with OCD While I now know that I’ve had obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) since I was a child, I certainly didn’t know it at the time. As a nine-year-old, all I knew was that fire … Continue reading

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Mind, Body, Spirit: A Complete Approach to Mental Health and Well-Being

By Barbara Gruener Part of our Counselor’s Corner series. Click to read other posts in the Counselor’s Corner. If you watch any television at all, it’s likely you’ve seen those commercials about depression, the ones in which we see people … Continue reading

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