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The case against labeling and medicating children, and effective alternatives for treating them
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on December 13, 2021
Does spending excessive time on electronic screens affect cognitive and language development in early childhood?
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on November 3, 2021
Research shows that effective parent training can reduce young children’s excessive screen time and, potentially, their early symptoms of autism or ASD.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on September 29, 2021
Therapy for parents may cut the odds of an autism spectrum diagnosis by two-thirds.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on August 3, 2021
Making changes in your parenting environment can usually resolve childhood problems.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on June 6, 2021
The increased stress brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic is putting couples at an increased risk for experiencing infidelity.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on April 21, 2021
"Focusing" can release memories of trauma that are held in the body. "The unconscious is the body," said the originator of the technique.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on April 14, 2021
Depression, anxiety, and even physical illnesses are often rooted in childhood trauma. A technique called "focusing" can release the vestiges of trauma.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on March 3, 2021
In the past few years, integrative medicine, an innovative approach to what we think of as psychiatric symptoms, has been gathering attention.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on February 8, 2021
What should young people do, facing the COVID 19-induced crisis of social isolation and the resulting loneliness?
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on January 19, 2021
if parents push a teenager too far into conforming to their views, their teen may face identity confusion.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on September 24, 2020
Too often, meltdowns result in screaming matches between parent and child. With younger children, these sometimes lead to violence.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on September 20, 2020
Children who are impulsive may struggle in today’s educational environment which labels impulsivity as a “disorder.” But it might have had advantages in a previous environment.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on September 19, 2020
Milton Erickson not only did exposure therapy in his office. He sometimes arranged for a patient to face his greatest fear in the outside world where the fear occurred.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on June 9, 2020
What exactly is vitamin D and how does it prevent or reduce COVID-19 infection? Here's what recent research has found.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on May 29, 2020
Parents are now having to weigh their fear of the threat of coronavirus infection in traditional classrooms with the challenges of educating their child at home.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on May 6, 2020
How much Vitamin D should we be taking to help our immune system fight off COVID-19?
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on March 19, 2020
After CDC chief Robert Redfield agreed publicly to offer free coronavirus testing for all, there is still a shortage of testing for all but the rich and famous.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on March 17, 2020
There are two opposing schools of thought regarding ADHD.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on February 26, 2020
Because children’s brains are plastic or malleable, even 10 minutes a day of mindfulness can calm their Monkey Minds by activating higher brain functions.
Marilyn Wedge Ph.D. on December 17, 2019
The Court's decision means that the homeless cannot be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment.