NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS

The closure of the previous year and beginning of the new one is generally a great place to start resolutions because it is a transition point.  Transition mean letting go of the old and beginning the new.  This is the…

COUPLES WHO HAVE DIFFERENT PARENTING STYLES

* When is it important for parents with different parenting styles to be in agreement: for big things like safety, discipline, religion, etc.? Why or why not? In general, most parents agree on issues.  It’s their different styles of delivery…

Preschool Drop-Off

Separation Anxiety in a child is almost never exclusive.  Parents have an emotional reaction and it’s usually strong.  Most parents react with a flood of their own anxiety.  I define anxiety as fear.  The child fears being alone separate from…

Sexting and Anthony Weiner

As an experienced psychotherapist, I now have seen enough evidence to confidently declare that Anthony Weiner has serious personality and character problems that are indelibly in him.  No amount of therapy can fix a person who refuses to take responsibility…