April 7, 2020

Starting to feel a little stir-crazy at home? Make sure you are focusing on managing family stress. Here's a fun challenge that can keep young people busy and offers new ways to manage stress!

April 1, 2020

To my valued clients:

I hope this note finds your family healthy and that you are managing during these uncertain times. I want to thank you for your patience and flexibility as we navigate this new environment for the time being. I thought it was important that I touch...

May 12, 2018

Before the fun of summer vacation, students must face the end-of-the-year rush, with finals, diplomas, and stress. Many students are able to manage the stress associated with the end of the school year, and some young people need a little bit more support. As a parent,...

May 12, 2018

High Point Psychology supports evidence-based practice in their work with clients. In order to build an evidence base, we need good research in the area of child and adolescent mental health, education and learning, and development. We want to highlight current researc...

December 29, 2017

A new study published in Child Development may have you questioning the way you provide praise to your children. You might be used to telling your child they did “an amazing job” or “that was terrific!” But the way you deliver praise might be impacting your child’s sel...

October 6, 2017

I recently watched the moved Gifted on my trip back from a conference. It is a heartwarming tale of a brilliant, young, first grader with advanced mathematical abilities. The movie opens with Mary reluctantly attending school for the first time, after being homeschoole...

August 24, 2017

"Your child needs an assessment," is a statement heard by many parents that often brings confusion, worry, and feelings of not knowing where to start. Often, school districts are limited to a small number of in-house assessments per school year. These are typically res...

August 23, 2017

Back-to-school time marks the return to busy evenings, suppers on the run, and races to the next after-school activity. With the growing awareness of the impact of concussions, it is not surprising that back-to-sport time can be worrying for some parents, particularly...

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