treating children with prozac for autism

New research demonstrates what we already know… that SSRI medications don’t move the dial for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  (more…)

family with children

What Does It Mean to Have a Child with Autism? Linda ’s intention was to run in and out of the mall to grab a pair of khakis for her…

How is ADHD Diagnosed?

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Diagnosing ADHD in Children

Diagnosing  Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and teens involves several steps. No definitive ADHD test exists, and often professionals diagnose children after just a clinical interview. When making a…

When people think of therapy, they often think there has to be a “big” issue before they seek out support and advice. That simply isn’t the case. Therapy is about…

young girls - OCD in children

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? An OCD diagnosis incorporates unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) leading to compulsive behaviors. Children and adults with OCD engage in compulsive behaviors attempting to end…

Crying child - handling a meltdown

What is a Temper Tantrum? Temper tantrums are unpleasant, disruptive behaviors or emotional outbursts that children exhibit when frustrated. Children have temper tantrums in response to unmet needs or desires…

Young girl - disarming Tantrums - managing difficult behaviors

Temper tantrums are a normal and common part of child development and raising children, and parents often struggle with how to manage them. All the parenting books and parenting classes…

Man smiling - holistic healing

Holistic remedies are often viewed as “woo” or “make believe.” In reality holistic remedies, referred to as “complementary alternative medicine” (CAMs) in the medical field, are supported by research which…

Mother and Daughter - PANS/PANDAS cases

A 3 year old with a complete personality change and a return of separation anxiety. A 12 year old with sudden onset OCD that can’t ride in a car with…