Perfectionism and Mental Health:  Should We Be Concerned?

A Letter to Santas Everywhere - by Tamara Shulman, PhD

What to Expect From Therapy - by Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

What We Know and Do in Therapy - by Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

Can Talk Therapy Really Help? - Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD

Talking to kids when they need help
How to Stop Yelling at Your Kids

Advice For Parents to Help Their Child Overcome an Eating Disorder
Secure Parenting: The Antidote to the Helicopter Parent
The Risks of Being a Helicopter/Lawnmower Parent
Why Do We Argue So Much?
Helping Kids Cope With Homesickness
Win Some, Lose Some
Vacations That Aim to Turn Cousins Into Friends
Parenting Busy Teens
How to Raise a  Caring Child
Tune In To Your Kid's Social Media Use!
3 Ways Kids Can Resolve Friendship Conflicts
How to be Your Child's Friendship Coach
When and How to Say No to Kids
What to do When Your Child is "Dumped" By a Friend
Talking to My Son About Harvey Weinstein and Sexual Assault
6 Things Parents Should Know About Sending Kids Back to School
Does Your Child Need Help Making Friends?

School Issues

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: A Little-known But Potent Obstacle to Academic Success
Procrastination: So What's the Hurry?
Why Paying Kids to Do Homework Can Backfire
Snark Attack


Growing Friendships (blog) - All about Children's Social & Emotional Development
When Your Child's Friend Dies
Helping Your Teenager Grieve
Resilience in Youth
Alarming Numbers in CDC  Study of Teen Dating Violence
Direct Connection: 5 Ways to Help Your Child Make Eye Contact
The Truth About Violent Video Games and Kids, Part 1
The Truth About Violent Video Games and Kids, Part 2
Does Your Child Need a Therapist?