In the media
Dr. Stephanie and The Center take an active role in providing the media with credible and relevant psychological information to share with the public. Our mission is to increase awareness of timely topics and to advocate for children and families.
How to deal when your kid is no fan of your best friend's kid
Having a mom friend is the best. But what happens when your kids dislike each other?
How to know your child is ready for a phone
There is no one rule for all children. Thinking of getting your child his first cell phone? Read this checklist first.
How to know if you're in an unhealthy friendship–and how to get out of it
Unfortunately some friendships are unhealthy.
Meet Dr. Stephanie and learn about bullying
There are many things a parent needs to know, from recognizing the signs of bullying to best ways to resolve bullying conflicts.
There are ways to help children with School Refusal Behavior
Insight and advice for parents and educators dealing with a child going through School Refusal.
How to manage Child - Teacher conflict
An elementary school child's disdain for her teacher may grow for a variety of factors.
Can Your Child Be Too Religious?
Religion is a resiliency factor when it is tempered with structure.
Cyberbullying: Teens and Sexting
An excellent article by author Lindsay Galloway. We had a lengthy discussion prior to the publication of this article. See my comments and the excellent research she did!
Parents' worries about school and how to handle them
Experts offer advice on such school issues as bullying, concussions, not wanting to go, safety, head lice and bad grades.
Help! My Tween Daughter Has a Boyfriend
Take a look at this article and learn how to navigate this tricky terrain.
Solutions for Challenging Autism Behaviors with
Nicole interviews me about common autism behaviors and how to manage and deal with them.
Can Sexting get you arrested?
Teen Vogue reports on what really happens when you send sexual photos, videos, or text messages via your cell phone.