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The “How was your day” trap that most parents fall into & how to get out of it: Communication tips and guidance for parents.

Author: Danielle Forshee, Psy.D, LCSW It’s about that time- back to school for your kids! It’s also that time when you ask your child regularly, “How was your day”, and they respond with one-worded answers such as, “Fine”, or “Okay”. If this pattern continues on for the entire school year, both you and your child…

Proceed with caution before considering antidepressant drugs for your child.

YOU are your child’s best advocate, and I am here to provide empowerment and knowledge for you, as parents. Please proceed with caution before considering antidepressant drugs for your child. Your children’s brains are still developing, and there is only a limited amount of research on the use of antidepressants in youth. Talk therapy (Cognitive…

Dr. Forshee responds to the Russian news channel, NTV, as they inquire about the recent pandemic of pro-suicide social media groups

Are Russian internet communities responsible for wave of child suicides? For several days recently, Russian media outlets, one after another, ran sensational investigative reports about social network communities that allegedly push children to suicide. RBTH explains what we know so far about the activities of these groups. On May 16 the liberal Russian newspaper Novaya…