Nine Tips for Talking With Kids About Trauma

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As much as we might want to, we can’t always protect children from witnessing violence and tragedy in the world, whether it’s mass shootings, terrorist attacks, or war. As parents, teachers, and other supportive adults, what we can do is comfort and communicate with children in the most healing way possible. But many of us don’t […]

Three Styles of Teen Communication: Openness, Secrets, and Lies

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Why do some teens and parents connect well, while others hide things, or even overtly lie? More importantly, what can we do about it?

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Addressing Child Anxiety By Reducing Accommodation

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Accommodating a child’s anxiety enables avoidance and inhibits the development of coping skills. Here’s how to foster resilience, self-regulation, and mastery in your child.

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Mourning the Living: Mental Illness and Family Estrangement

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A Personal Perspective: A father with bipolar disorder reflects on his estrangement from his adult daughters.

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An Open Letter to Parents of Children with Mental Illness

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I’m not a parent, but I was that child who terrified her parents with the severity of her mental illness.

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How Reflective Parenting Helps Manage Stressful Situations

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Reflective parenting strengthens the parent-child relationship by helping parents better manage the stressful situations that arise while raising children.

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Most Working Parents Are Burned Out, Report Says

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Dr. Yen also noted other red flags that are specific to parental burnout, like feeling angry or resentful about having to care for your children, and starting to isolate from them physically or emotionally. Parents with burnout may also feel trapped or fantasize about leaving, she added.

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Listening with Empathy

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Listening to your child with empathy and understanding helps them develop trust in you and seek you to ask questions and learn.

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Social Media and Teen Mental Health: Will Congress Act?

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Around the world, teenagers are suffering worse mental health in the last decade. Social media may be a cause. Will Congress pass a law to enable more research into social media?

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Attachment Style May Influence Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms

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Parental attachment styles can impact the way children exhibit OCD symptoms.

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