Oppositional Defiant Disorder

What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder? Oppositional Defiant Disorder is characterized by a set of behaviors that are often negative, disrespectful, disobedient or hostile. These sets of behavior traits often are expressed through not listening, not following rules, extreme temper tantrums, deliberately annoying other people, being argumentative with adults, blaming others for mistakes, being easily annoyed, …

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Separation Anxiety

Heather Rotolo, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Sarah Wittmann, M.S., Licensed Professional Counselor It is typical and developmentally appropriate for children to experience stress or anxiety when separated from their parents. When children are young, their parent(s) are their secure base and it is difficult for them to understand that, when they are left in …

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So, Your Child Received a Diagnosis of ADHD…

If your child recently received a diagnosis of Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), you might be experiencing many common and conflicting feelings right now. You might be relieved to finally have a reason for some of your child’s behaviors. You might be worried about what teachers or other parents will think and you may be concerned …

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