Mar 20, 2019
Doing or Being
Life has intruded in a big way this past week. The flurry of things that demanded attention ranged from the serious and sad to the shallow and profane. A friend who had no real warning went into a coma and died within a week. She did not have a chance to contemplate her death nor prepare for it in an...
Mar 15, 2019
We continue the discussion about traumatic stress and discuss simple things that people can do to counteract the effects.
Mar 8, 2019
What is traumatic stress and how is it different than regular stress or even anxiety? This episode of Psych with Mike we discuss this topic and explore how traumatic stress happens, how it works and how to deal with it. Here is a good resource on the subject to supplement today's conversation.
Mar 1, 2019
Parenting an adolescent is often considered one of the most difficult periods for both the parent and the adolescent. This time does not, however, need to be the dreaded experience that many fear. Understanding how your adolescent thinks differently and effective parenting strategies to promote a positive transition can...
Feb 28, 2019
How Adolescents Think:
Most of us assume that others around us think pretty much the way we do. This simple fact is evidenced by a parent saying to their child “what were you thinking’? This statement implies that you believe that the child follows the same logic as you but for some unexplained but knowable reason...