Category Archives: Parent-Child Relationships

Alarming Trend: Prescription pills in our schools

In recent months, I have become increasingly alarmed and truly pained by the rising incidence of prescription pill use in middle schools and high schools all over Los Angeles. It seems to be particularly rampant in many of the private … Continue reading

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Is my child a liar, or just a good storyteller?

When a parent comes in with a chief complaint being that their child seems to compulsively lie its time to pause and consider how to think about this issue in a different and more constructive way.  Any problematic behavior, be … Continue reading

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Is it “anxiety” or am I just stressed out?

I’m not a big fan of labels, but I’ve found that it does help to think about categories of symptoms and feelings to help you determine when and if to seek outside help.   In truth, I don’t subscribe to the … Continue reading

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