Part I of a 2 part series about how to redirect misbehavior in children and early teens based on scientific research.
Part II of the same series...
A 45-minute podcast I recently completed that discusses anxiety in adolescence, which reviews ways caretakers can help teens that are struggling.
A great 4-minute introduction to the scientific basis for mindfulness meditation.
The two attached audio files can be downloaded for free. The first (introduction) explains the concepts behind the "Mind-River" meditation (about 5 minutes). The second is the meditation itself (about 13 minutes). Enjoy!
This 7 minute video is a great introduction to goal setting in therapy. It discusses the goal of becoming "antifragile" which provides a good direction for treatment.
This video is a good introduction to Internal Family Systems (IFS) and gives you an idea of how to seek internal "wholeness."
This is a nice 15-minute video (from 2:30 to 18:00) that describes 'cognitive diffusion' from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). It describes helpful techniques to use if you keep getting into arguments with yourself and your repetitive/ obsessive thoughts!
A great 12-minute video about how to emotionally free yourself from a toxic or narcissistic relationship.
Interpersonal boundaries include how to say what you want (and do not want) in a relationship. Many of us are not taught how to set boundaries; yet, it is one of the most important skills we can learn. This brief video gives you some warning signs to consider in your relationships.
Dr. Jonathan Haidt, who is a social psychologist, explains three unintentional concepts we teach children, which may cause anxiety and depression symptoms to become worse.
Dr. Haidt continues his discussion (from above) about how to help children build resiliency.
Brief overview of book, Becoming Okay (When You're Not Okay) with interviewer Deborah Kobylt.
Explanation of how we transform mental and physical pain into suffering and how we can develop acceptance. (Power Point presentation can be downloaded under the "Handouts" tab "How to Develop Acceptance".) Presentation related to the book, Becoming Okay (When You're Not Okay).
The concluding 5-minutes of the presentation started in Part I.
An example of introducing/ using the TRIALS acronym to understand self-defeating behaviors.
A 10-minute meditation based on the research of Dr. Kristin Neff; one of the world's experts on developing self-compassion
A 30 minute video that discusses the interaction between early childhood stress and health outcomes. It also discusses the different "types" of PTSD presentations.
A good video about executive functioning delay in ADHD children by Russell M. Barkley; one of the world's foremost experts on this disorder
Information about treatment for ADHD by the same expert...
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