Nobody is a perfect parent. Although, your emotions do affect your child. Dr. Vaughn and Sarah have a conversation about when your emotions dictate situations and how that makes your child feel. Take a listen today if you would like to learn more.Read More
Dr. Vaughn and Sarah have a conversation about self-deprecation, affectionately referred to as “The Eeyore Syndrome.” Do you know anyone who is constantly talking negatively about themselves? Do you find yourself doing so when given a compliment? Take a listen today to help better understand these behaviors.Read More
Let me begin by stating the obvious; you care about your child’s wellbeing and want to be sure that you do everything in your power not to be “the reason” he or she seeks professional psychological help in adulthood. Every parent has the cliché nightmare of being the main topic of conversation during their adult child’s therapy sessions. One of the most effective ways to mitigate this is to hook your kid up with a therapist quickly once you first notice a problem.
But hold on juuuust a minute – most of the time, footing the bill for your child’s mental health services isn’t enough to “fix” the problem. Us therapists are known to get frustrated that some parents seem to think that’s where their responsibility ends. We complain in our heads about them “dumping the kid off in therapy” and “expecting me to fix it.” But of course, that’s not going to be you, because you are a way better parent than that—and you’re going to learn from other parents’ mistakes and end up with rave reviews from your child’s therapist.Read More