Why Are More Teens Suffering from Anxiety?

A New York Times Magazine cover article explores why more teens are suffering from anxiety. My first complaint is that this article buys into the myth that anxiety is an inherited or biologically based "disease," when that is not true. Anxiety is merely fear, a normal...

Helicopter Parenting Does More Harm Than Good

I have blogged about helicopter parenting previously and continue to work with many young children and adolescents who exhibit fearful behavior that is hindering their social, emotional, and intellectual development. I often tell parents that their fears and...