In focusing on the father’s relationship with his school-aged children, from six until puberty, one may understand his role in helping their developmental tasks without having to distinguish between his relationships with his daughters and sons.
Obesity is currently a major public health concern among one in three children and adults. One of the biggest myths in weight loss is that changing eating behaviors and increasing physical activity is an easy task.
If you think you may be experiencing postpartum depression, you are not alone. View our Postpartum Self-Help Resources page for links to websites that have more information. Ultimately, it might be important for you to find a psychologist who can address your postpartum depression. Search our listing of National Register credentialed psychologists by using the search function at the top or side of your screen.
While completing a doctoral program in clinical psychology, I found myself providing psychotherapy to a client who felt trapped by her high standards. She attempted to seek perfection across the many roles in her life — at school or work, in her relationships, with her children, and with her possessions.
The Veterans Health Administration provides mental health services to veterans and their families to support recovery. Below are a view examples provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
As these two articles highlight, both racial and LGBTQ discrimination have far-reaching negative consequences, including mental illness, but there are very concrete ways to increase acceptance of others and improve the treatment of fellow members of our society.
The behavioral hallmark of a toddler’s development is the wish and ability to meet his or her own needs. At times, a toddler is capable of this, but there are still many things that toddlers wish to do, yet cannot, which brings frustration and anger.