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Choosing the Right Therapist for Your Child

Searching for the best therapist for your child can be a time consuming and frustrating process. With the availability of several different types of counselors and therapists, it can become confusing deciding which one is best for your child. 570 more words

Therapy

Zen Parental Freedom: Court Rules Parents Are Allowed to Spank Their Kids

In Long Island, NY a father was brought to court after spanking his 8 year old son for cursing at another adult.  The court ruled that the spanking did not constitute excessive punishment.  140 more words

The Evolution of an Appropriate Response

Here’s a story from some time ago, when I had just begun working with 7-year-old Rhythm, a nonverbal autistic boy.

On one of my earliest visits with the family, Rhythm held his hands up in front of him and began slapping them loosely one over the other– a type of flapping I had never seen before? 587 more words

Autism

Let your kids stumble

In my rookie year of teaching, I’m challenged with a bunch of slow learners, a few mentally and physically challenged ones  and some really distracting students all at once. 975 more words

Martina Navratilova vs Chris Evert Lloyd

In the late 70’s and early 80’s when people watched Chris Evert Lloyd and Martina Navratilova play tennis they saw christians vs. the rest of the world, they saw freedom vs. 342 more words

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Study exposes fraudulent child psych practices

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Treatments that were strongly discredited include past life regression therapy, crystal healing, or withholding food or water. Researchers noted that a quick Internet search reveals that many of these discredited treatments are still being used and can pose risks to both patients and practitioners.

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Psychology