Art Therapy Useful in Psychotherapy?

Art therapy is an extremely respected form of psychotherapy and analysis.  I utilize crayons and paper, large and small, by having children, families, and even adult couples draw and color as a tool to dig deep and get inside the…

Santa Scares Some Kids

Some children, especially kids under the age of 5 years, may get upset and cry by a visit to Santa.  The reason is because of the costume, mask, makeup, false beard, rosy cheeks, and deep “Ho, ho, ho” voice used…

Modern Day Media Consumption

Dr. Fran’s commentary on modern day media consumption and Netflix catering to the
 millennial generation’s emotional and psychological tendencies
– our short attention spans, obsessive personalities, demand 
for instant gratification.  I am the expert psychologist who VH1 retained to do on-camera…

Dr. Fran Top 3 Tips for Parenting Teens

“Dr. Fran Top 3 Tips for Parenting Teens”  Parents need to create and nurture open, honest pathways of communication with their teens.  This begins in the early childhood years by always telling your kids the truth as a model and…

LAST-MINUTE PARTY CANCELLATIONS

Are you throwing a party and worried about last-minute cancellations?  Have you been disappointed by friends in the past?  Truth be told, I am guilty.  I have been both a guest who cancels at the last minute, as well as…