Pediatric Psychology Specialty

Pediatric Psychology

Benefits of Working With a Pediatric Psychologist

(to be replaced) For many, mental burdens begin the moment a patient is told they might have cancer. Days, and even weeks, of uncertainty causes anxiety to build up as a patient and their family await potentially life-changing results. This makes working with a cancer therapist crucial from day one, as it can help the patients and their families cope during this interim period of uncertainty.

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The Cause of Teenage Stomach Pain Isn’t Always What You Think - Blog

Has your teenager been complaining of stomach pain, despite getting a clean bill of health from the doctor? Surprisingly, that’s not unusual these days. All of us – not just teens — may experience stomach issues in times of stress. That’s because our digestive system and brain are connected. In other words, the nerves in our stomach and intestines respond to the same hormones and neurotransmitters as our brain does.

Non-Pharmacologic Management of Attention-Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents - Peer-Reviewed

Shrestha, M., Lautenschleger, J., & Soares, N. (2020). Non-Pharmacologic Management of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A Review. Translational Pediatrics, 9(S1). 114-124. doi: 10.21037/tp.2019.10.01

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The news of a cancer diagnosis is never easy. In the blink of an eye, you’re thrown into battle as the chaos and stress of appointments, scans, and labs impede on your everyday life and fear starts to grab hold of you and your family.

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