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Psychological testing a “nuts & bolts” overview for parents

Dr Richard Selznick sits down with Dr. Ellen Braaten to discuss psychological testing in this no nonsense, no jargon interview parents can understand. Dr. Ellen Braaten is the Director of the Learning and Emotional Assessment Program (LEAP) at Mass. General

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Eating Disorders are Brain based – Columbia Psychiatry Dr. Rachel Marsh w Marianne Russo

Rachel Marsh, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology (in Psychiatry) in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Marianne Russo, Founder, President of The Coffee Klatch Special Needs Talk Radio Network hosts. Our talk is focusing on Bulimia

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The Brain on Fire: The role of toxic mold in triggering psychiatric symptoms

Dr. Mary Ackerley will be a guest on The Coffee Klatch with Marianne Russo on August 1st. LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW I get asked all the time, “How did a psychiatrist get interested in mold?” My interest stems from my

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The High Cost Of A Quick Fix For Children With Behavioral Issues – Special Event

Allen Frances MD is Professor Emeritus at Duke University and former Chair of its Department of Psychiatry. He was Chair of the DSM IV Task Force. He is the author of “Saving Normal” and “Essentials of Psychiatric Diagnosis.” Dr. Frances

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The Medication Rollercoaster

As holiday and summer breaks approach many parents take this time to give their children a medication holiday or use this time to adjust or try new medications. Please speak to your prescribing physician before making any changes and weigh

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Mindblindness, Obstinancy, Aspies and Adolescence

Sometime you wonder whether your child will ever get the little nuances that are necessary in order to get through life. There are times when everything seems to be going quite well that I fool myself into thinking that hey…maybe

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