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Navigating the 3 Types of Teen Independence

Posted Posted in Kerry Isgur, Parents, Teens

Early adolescence is a turbulent time of enormous physical, emotional, cognitive, and social changes and growth. Adolescence is a time to practice self-governance by feeling, behaving, and thinking independently. This is the groundwork for becoming a confident, independent adult who is not unduly influenced by other people or forces. This can be a challenging time […]

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Four Reasons Why Your Child’s Therapist Wants To Meet With You

Posted Posted in Children, Kerry Isgur, Parents

When elementary school-aged children begin child therapy, many parents wonder how involved they will be or should be in their child’s treatment. Here at Brave Minds, you can expect your child therapist to build a relationship with you and communicate with you directly. There are several reasons for this. 1. Child Therapists can Provide Validation […]

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Oral Food Challenge Part 2: Managing the Anxiety

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Parents

In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed what an oral food challenge is and how you can prepare yourself and your child. Oral food challenges can be very anxiety-provoking for both the child with food allergies and the food allergy parent. Allergists think very carefully before recommending an oral food challenge. They […]

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Oral Food Challenge and Anxiety Part 1: Preparing Yourself and Your Child

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Parents

What is an Oral Food Challenge? Oral food challenges are a diagnostic tool that allergists use to test for food allergies. Very simply, the patient consumes some of a potential food allergen under the supervision of a Board Certified Allergist. This allows the allergist to test for food allergies reliably and safely.  Blood and skin […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should See a Parent Coach or Child Therapist Without Your Child (video)

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about why strategizing with a Child/Teen Therapist can really up your parenting game. Then, read more below to learn how to get started with a New Jersey therapist. 6 Reasons Why You Should Meet with a Parent Coach and/or Child Psychologist As a parent, you […]