Posted on Nov 02,2021

    The Daily Talk

    It’s important to be checking in with your kids every day – even if it’s awkward. Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, director of psychology, neuropsychology and social work, helps us break down the components of the essential daily “check in.”

    Posted on Aug 09,2021

    On Call for All Kids: Stranger Danger and Stranger Safety  

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., gives parents some important reminders about talking to your kids about stranger danger and safety.

    Posted on Jun 21,2021

    Social Interaction as Pandemic Restrictions Ease

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., provides tips for parents on helping kids ease back into social interactions, or lessen their time spent on electronic devices.

    Posted on Apr 12,2021

    Anxiety and Stress in Teens

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about how experiences in the teenage years – like transitions between school years, completing high school and moving to the next steps in life, as well as social stressors – can impact anxiety and stress.

    Posted on Feb 15,2021

    What Is ADHD?

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, co-director for the Center for Behavioral Health, provides tips to help parents better understand attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.

    Posted on Jan 04,2021

    Addiction to Electronic Devices

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about why it’s important to put limits on how often both you and your children use electronic devices, especially cell phones.

    Posted on Dec 07,2020

    Reducing Kids’ Stress during the Holidays

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., director of psychology and neuropsychology, provides parents some tips to help the holidays go smoothly.

    Posted on Oct 28,2020

    How Politics Can Impact Your Kids, and How to Help

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., discusses how parents can talk to their children about things they may be seeing or hearing during the political season, and use it as a learning opportunity to talk about things like problem-solving and working through issues together.

    Posted on Sep 21,2020

    How to Get Your Kids to Do Chores

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about how chores help children learn valuable life skills, and provides tips on making them part of your kids’ routines.

    Posted on Aug 21,2020

    Managing Anxiety for Return to School

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about the concerns children of different ages may have while returning to school, and how parents can support them and help them develop healthy coping skills.

    Posted on Jun 22,2020

    On Call For All Kids: Disciplining Kids with Trust and Respect

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., director of psychology and neuropsychology, advises parents about how to discipline kids with fairness and respect.

    Posted on Apr 15,2020

    6 Simple Tips to Balancing Life During the Coronavirus Pandemic

    Things like keeping a routine or creating a schedule can help families as they are adjusting to this “new normal.” Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, shares these and other tips.

    Posted on Apr 06,2020

    How to Avoid Passing Coronavirus Anxiety on to Your Kids

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., explains how parents’ anxiety can affect their children, and provides tips on managing your anxiety around your children.

    Posted on Mar 23,2020

    Coronavirus – School is Out, Now What?

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., shares tips for families on maintaining structure while staying safe at home.

    Posted on Feb 17,2020

    Good Study Habits Parents Need to Know to Help Children Succeed

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., shares some tips parents can use to help their children develop good study habits.

    Posted on Jan 15,2020

    Why Your Child Might be Struggling in School and What to Do

    There are a number of reasons why a child may be having trouble in school. Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., explains some of the conditions that can cause school struggles and how they are treated.

    Posted on Dec 30,2019

    New Year’s Resolutions for Kids

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., offers tips on how families can approach New Year’s resolutions in a fun, effective way.

    Posted on Nov 11,2019

    When to Worry about Toddler Temper Tantrums

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., talks about why toddler temper tantrums are a normal part of a child’s development, and shares some tips for parents on handling tantrums.

    Posted on Oct 21,2019

    How to Talk to your Child about Bullying

    Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., discusses the impact of bullying and how parents can help their children if they think the child is being bullied at school or online.

    Posted on Jul 08,2019

    Depression and Suicide Among Children and Adolescents

    Depression and suicide are becoming increasingly common in youth. Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, discusses symptoms of depression and what parents can do to help their children.

    Posted on May 06,2019

    Helping Kids Deal with Anxiety and Stress

    Kids can be exposed to a number of stressors, including at school, home or on social media. Jennifer Katzenstein, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, offers tips for parents on how to help children deal with stress and anxiety and how to seek help from a psychologist or therapist.