Claire Lerner LCSW-C

What Your Child Really Needs

By |2021-01-09T01:28:10-08:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

What Your Child Really Needs

Insights to help you avoid falling prey to pitfalls that are preventable, reduce your stress, and increase your ability to enjoy parenting your little ones in 2021 and beyond.

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Why are Some Kids More Self-Conscious and Easily Slighted

By |2020-12-15T05:10:05-08:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why are Some Kids More Self-Conscious and Easily Slighted

Highly sensitive kids are keenly focused on how other’s see them and often misinterpret what others are thinking about them. Learn how to help them cope with self-consciousness.

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Why is My Child So Inflexible??

By |2020-12-05T05:26:26-08:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why is My Child So Inflexible??

Flexibility is one of the most important assets for adapting to our complex world, especially during a pandemic. Here’s how to help your young child develop this essential skill.

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Do You Have a Child Who Says “NO!” to Trying Anything New?

By |2020-09-25T01:04:58-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Do You Have a Child Who Says

Highly sensitive children tend to be more fearful and cautious. They rely heavily on predictability and resist anything new. Staying in their comfort zone is a coping mechanism.

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How to Help Highly Sensitive Kids Manage Intense Emotions

By |2020-09-18T05:08:24-07:00September 9th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How to Help Highly Sensitive Kids Manage Intense Emotions

Big reactors tend to blurt out a lot of irrational vitriol when triggered. Here’s how to respond so as not to fan the flames.

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Is Your Child a Big Reactor? Inflexible? Irrational?

By |2020-09-11T01:13:40-07:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Is Your Child a Big Reactor? Inflexible? Irrational?

Highly sensitive children are often misunderstood and punished for their intense, often irrational behavior. They come by it honestly and need empathy and support. Here’s how.

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How to Help Kids Who Wake Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed

By |2020-07-17T14:19:08-07:00July 15th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How to Help Kids Who Wake Up on the Wrong Side of the Bed

Some kids (and adults!) need more time to make state changes–from awake to asleep, and asleep to awake. Here are a range of strategies to help children adapt to waking life.

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You’Re Not The Boss Of Me!

By |2020-05-28T01:14:28-07:00May 27th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

You'Re Not The Boss Of Me!

Children hurling vitriol at their parents has escalated due to the stress they are under as a result of the pandemic. They are not budding sociopaths. Here’s how to respond.

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Want to Nurture Your Child’s Ability to Be Resilient?

By |2020-05-23T10:51:16-07:00May 20th, 2020|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , , |

Want to Nurture Your Child's Ability to Be Resilient?

The seismic shift in children’s worlds due to COVID 19 has tested their resilience. Here are ways to build children’s coping skills by helping them become strong problem-solvers.

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Why Using Threats to Get Kids to Cooperate Backfires

By |2020-05-08T09:42:13-07:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

Why Using Threats to Get Kids to Cooperate Backfires

In their desperate attempt to get their increasingly stressed kids to cooperate during Lockdown, parents are relying more and more on threats which only increase defiance.

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