Teenage Stress, Anxiety, and Depression

As an educational professional, I have consulted and worked with many teenage students who are trying to cope with stress and anxiety. I am saddened each time to learn about their struggles and feel propelled to help. Teenagers are not immune from stress and anxiety. Just because they are young and somewhat carefree, they still … Read more

The Importance of a Good Vocabulary

Improving your vocabulary is one of the most important academic investments you can make, however, it is often overlooked. Most of us use slang words and phrases, simple words, and at times even improper grammar when we speak and write. Good vocabulary is sometimes ignored and is considered to be somewhat “out of style”. Young … Read more

When to seek a Psychologist to Conduct a Psycho-Educational Battery Evaluation for Your Student

What is a psycho-educational evaluation, and when is it appropriate or warranted to have one administered to a student? Students in public and private schools are routinely assessed to determine their levels of ability in reading, writing, and math, so most parents do not find it necessary to have a full psycho-educational battery assessment performed. … Read more

Love of Learning

Have you ever watched a baby or young child learn by exploring the world around? The eagerness in the child’s face demonstrates a yearning to learn as much and as fast as possible! Learning opens up a new world by enabling us to understand how things connect, act, and react to each other! It is … Read more