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Peer Pressure in Adolescents

By Frum Therapist Jul 31, 2018 01:32 PM
Dear Therapist: I am very concerned about the group of friends that my 14-year-old son has chosen. He has changed a lot for the worse sin...

The Making of a Model

By Frum Therapist Jul 05, 2018 01:30 PM
Healthy parents want their children to surpass them.  Biologically we are primed to take this evolutionary initiative to strengthen our...

Bag of Tricks

By Frum Therapist Jun 07, 2018 11:59 AM
By Sara Teichman, Psy.D. Are your children basically good kids who happen to drive you crazy when they want something? Or, perhaps they a...

Ask a Therapist: Our Child is Stealing, What Should We Do?

By Frum Therapist May 29, 2018 01:42 PM
Dear Therapist: Our 11-year-old son has been stealing things from his friends in school. We keep finding things in his room that we know ...

Why Children Misbehave

By Frum Therapist May 08, 2018 01:58 PM
Do you find yourself embarrassed sometimes by your children’s behavior? Have you managed, by d...

Analyze Whom?

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Apr 24, 2018 12:14 PM
Kids are not the ones who necessarily need to sit down with a therapist.  When parents gain the...

Better Than Your Parents?

By Frum Therapist Feb 14, 2018 12:39 PM
By Esther Goldstein The line is thin. The line of appreciating your parents for who they ...

Disappointment

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Jan 23, 2018 11:33 AM
You have no reason to be disappointed. I hope you have never said that to your child. Even if ...

Single Parent Stresses

By Frum Therapist Jan 03, 2018 02:45 PM
Question: I am a thirty five year old woman, recently divorced. All the Rabbonim who I consulted ...

Extract the Accurate

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Oct 31, 2017 10:01 AM
Siblings are acutely aware of one another’s achievements.  They tend to be more vocal whe...

Why is Parenting so Difficult?

By Rabbi Yitzchak Shmuel Ackerman, LMHC Aug 14, 2017 10:14 AM
That was the question the mother of a teenager asked me last month. I’ve heard that sentiment ...

How to Raise an Honest Child

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 11:08 AM
Honesty is one of the building blocks of a functioning society. This value, as in most others, begin...

Helping Children Feel Good in their Own Skin

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 10:57 AM
People with a low self-image tend to be more anxious, depressed, lonely, jealous, and shy. Studies s...

Connection and Prevention: Learning the Art of the Open-Ended Question

By The SAFE Foundation Feb 16, 2017 10:53 AM
Teens who receive clear messages from their parents about their disapproval of substance abuse and g...