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The Best Holiday Gift to Give Your Child is Probably the Hardest One to Give

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Why do kids keep eating Tide pods? A 5 minute video to watch and discuss with your impulsive adolescent

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Do you remember when the “Tide Pod Challenge” meant getting your clothes dirty and then washing them with Tide laundry detergent? Well, it is now a jaw-droppingly idiotic adolescent phenomenon involving ingesting Tide pods.  While by no means a major … Continue reading

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The Best Holiday Gift you can Give your Child is likely the hardest to give

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The gift children and adolescents crave the most – are the hungriest for – does not come in a box or with a bow.  Nor does it have a screen, believe it or not. The gift I speak of is … Continue reading

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What does a documentary about young females going into the pornography industry have to do with how you parent your adolescent? More than you want to admit.

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Have you noticed the world our adolescents are growing up in a world that is becoming commonly pornographic? Pornographic (def): printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate erotic rather … Continue reading

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The best holiday gift you can give your child is likely the hardest one for you to give

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The gift children and adolescents crave the most – are the hungriest for – does not come in a box or with a bow.  Nor does it have a screen, believe it or not. No matter how convinced you are … Continue reading

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How do you REALLY help your child change their behavior?

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The most common question parents ask me is how do I REALLY change my child’s behavior for the better? Many parents feel like they are beating their head up against the wall because even we adults know behavior can be … Continue reading

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Ground rules to avoid bitter homework battles with your child

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One of the greatest sources of conflict, frustration, and arguing during the school year is the topic of homework. As I have worked as a counselor and “coach” with gifted/exceptionally talented children as well as those with learning disabilities, for … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner’s anger measure used in study evaluating whether video game can help re-wire how the brain processes anger

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Dr. Brunner received this research update summary from a researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital by the name of Peter Ducharme, MSW. Mr. Ducharme used Dr. Brunner’s anger measure called the STAXI-2 C/A in this study. Mr. Ducharme should be credited … Continue reading

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Dr. Brunner submitting book chapter on adolescent anger research and practice

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Dr. Brunner was invited to submit book chapter in an upcoming book entitled “Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals.” This professional desk reference will be edited by Dr. Lisa Grossman and Dr. Steven Walfish … Continue reading

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