Weakness or Strength: Understanding Your Child’s Symptoms and Emotions from a Strength Based Perspective

Childhood behaviors are a major area of concern for the fields of psychology and education. As psychologists have advanced their diagnostic tool set, the list of disorders our children are exposed to, judged by, and labeled with has grown to staggering numbers in direct correlation with the advancements of our scientific endeavors. As a child, it seemed that I, along with most… Continue Reading

ADD, ADHD, or Lack of Boundaries?

The prevalence of ADD and its hyperactive counterpart ADHD is astounding. The Centers for Disease Control CDC estimate the morbidity of ADHD in this country to be: Percent of children 5-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD: 10.2% (2012-2014). Percent of boys 5-17 years of age ever diagnosed with ADHD: 14.1% (2012-2014). Percent of… Continue Reading