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Punishment -VS- Discipline

Trying to decipher the best method of teaching your child ‘right’ versus ‘wrong’ and ‘desirable’ versus ‘undesirable’ behaviors can be frustrating. Some of the verbiage that you hear and read can also be confusing. Let’s look at what the differences are between reinforcements punishments & discipline, and which may have the most positive and long-term […]

Divorcing? 4 Tips on How to Tell Your Children

Author: Danielle Forshee, Psy.D ,LCSW So, you’ve decided you’re getting a divorce. Now for the hardest decision of all- informing your children. Many parents avoid telling their children that they are getting a divorce, and find themselves debating over what and how to tell them.Avoiding this topic with your children altogether is a short-term way of managing […]

3 Tips for Co-Parenting with Your Ex

Author: Danielle Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW Divorce alone does not have a negative impact on children. The conflict and hostility that arises between parents is what causes the long-term negative psychological effects. The goal in co-parenting counseling is to achieve better communication and learn how to problem-solve for your child’s best interests, even though you and your […]