Child in Mind
Promoting Children's Mental Health Through Relationship Based Interventions
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study: Beyond Screening in Pediatrics
The evidence is clear. When bad things happen to us as young children, we are at significantly increased risk for not only mental health pr...
Sunday, November 26, 2017
Community Trauma Prevention Starts with Parent-Infant Relationships
I recently had the privilege of listening to Bessel van der Kolk , trauma researcher and author of The Body Keeps Score . He began his ...
Friday, September 8, 2017
When Parents Fear "It's All My Fault"
Many of my colleagues in the field of early childhood mental health work with what are termed "high risk" populations. Children o...
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
When Birth Plans Go Awry: Wisdom from Dr. Spock
Self- efficacy , or the belief in one's ability to be a good parent, plays a central role in healthy child development. Many things can...
Monday, June 26, 2017
The Decline of Empathy: A Hopeful Solution
Pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton was among the first to recognize the tremendous capacity of the newborn for complex connection and communica...
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