Erin Leonard Ph.D.

Trauma Touches Every Child

By |2018-11-27T10:57:12+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Trauma Touches Every Child

In a world filled with tragedy, it is important to know how to help your child when they are exposed to it.

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Helping Your Child When They Won’t Tell You What Is Wrong

By |2018-10-30T15:47:53+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Helping Your Child When They Won't Tell You What Is Wrong

Knowing how to help a child when they are in crisis is critical. How a parent handles the situation can heal their child and strengthen the parent/child bond or drive them away.

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Why Kids Cut

By |2018-08-31T04:44:41+00:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Why Kids Cut

Almost fifty percent of teens in the US have cut or engaged in some sort self harm. Understanding why kids cut is critical in stopping it. Parents have the power to protect kids.

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6 Research-based Ways To Systematically Reduce Family Stress

By |2018-08-18T08:59:50+00:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

6 Research-based Ways To Systematically Reduce Family Stress

The daily responsibilities of running a family often leave parents feeling, stressed, overwhelmed and like they are barely holding things together. Six simple things can help.

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How To Help Your Child With Back To School Anxiety

By |2018-08-09T12:55:32+00:00August 8th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How To Help Your Child With Back To School Anxiety

Back to school anxieties are normal. Helping your child quiet these worries allows them to start the school year confidently. Three simple techniques help with this process.

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Is Your Child In A Toxic Friendship?

By |2018-07-26T04:35:30+00:00July 25th, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Is Your Child In A Toxic Friendship?

Has your child suddenly lost confidence? Are statements like “I’m a terrible person” and “I cannot do anything right” cropping up? If so, they may be in an unhealthy friendship.

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Transforming Your Child’s Big Worries Into Small Ones

By |2018-07-19T02:52:17+00:00July 18th, 2018|Categories: Behavioral Health, cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Nutrition, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

Transforming Your Child's Big Worries Into Small Ones

A child’s worries do not usually go away on their own. Often they intensify and become generalized. These 6 steps help a parent minimize their child’s anxiety.

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How to Turn Your Child’s Disappointment into Determination

By |2018-07-04T11:22:07+00:00July 3rd, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma|Tags: , |

How to Turn Your Child's Disappointment into Determination

If it is not handled correctly, disappointment can jeopardize a child’s self-esteem. A list of dos and don’ts guarantees that a parent cultivates resilience in their child.

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How To Be A Parent Your Child Wants To Talk To

By |2018-06-21T13:43:31+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: cfgctips, Crisis, Diagnosis, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health Information, Information, Inspiration, Medication, Parenting Tips, Resources, Trauma, Youth Tips|Tags: , |

How To Be A Parent Your Child Wants To Talk To

As a child psychotherapist, a common complaint I hear from parents is, “he just won’t talk to me.” Achieving a close parent/child relationship is possible with the right approach.

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