Category Archives: Television

APA- Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of school shootings

As a parent, you may be struggling with how to talk with your children about a shooting rampage. It is important to remember that children look to their parents to make them feel safe. This is true no matter what … Continue reading

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‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special

It focuses on Big Bird’s loss — his nest is ruined, and after it’s been repaired, he returns home only to find that the nest still isn’t safe for habitation. Kudos to PBS! ‘Sesame Street’ to air hurricane special | … Continue reading

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Monsters and Nightmares

Last night I checked out the third installment of the Men in Black franchise, and while I personally enjoyed it, one thing stuck out for me; it seems a lot more gory than the first and second movies. There were … Continue reading

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Stigma- What It Is and Why It Gets In The Way of Children Receiving Mental Health Treatment

Today is the American Psychological Association’s Mental Health Blog Party. The purpose is to educate others about mental health, promote healthy living, and decrease the stigma associated with mental health. Since I have a strong interest in stigma (my major … Continue reading

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