Using Pop Culture to Impact Positive Change – Part 2

June 15, 2017 by

Welcome back! In Pop Culture Part 1, I discussed how, when connecting with children/youth, I utilize pop culture to: 1) develop and enhance rapport, and 2) gather information in regard to values, traits and indicators of resiliency. Please go to if you haven’t had a chance to read Part 1; it would be like […]

Read more

Posted in Depression, Family & Parenting, Grief, Personal Growth, Stress & Anxiety, Therapy and tagged , , , , , .

ADHD in 2014

November 28, 2014 by

Most people have some understanding of what is meant by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). However, some may not realize that this diagnosis relies on specific criteria and needs to be made by a medical expert- a doctor or psychologist. While it is true that all children can at times be distractible, impulsive and hyperactive, […]

Read more

Posted in Family & Parenting and tagged , , , .

Game Over?

April 17, 2014 by

  David ‘Hesh’ Walker. Illidan Stormrage. Sonic the Hedgehog.  Now that I have your attention, please put down the controller or take your hand off the keyboard, and read on!  This article will review the pros and cons of video gaming, how to recognize when it’s becoming problematic and offer some suggestions and ideas to […]

Read more

Posted in Addictions, Family & Parenting and tagged , , .