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Can I be good at calling people on their crap?!?

Writing about something I’m good at should be easy, right? We all know what we rock and where fall short. I thought about an answer to this one for a few minutes and kept coming up with really mundane stuff that is super lame and embarrassing. After getting this latest ChicagoNow Blogapalooza-Hour topic/question, I queried... Read more »

Does my kid need to see a therapist?

These three clues may help you decide. My friends and clients often ask, “How do I know if my child needs help?” For many reasons it is difficult to navigate this territory. Let’s face it, it’s a crap sandwich and nobody wants a bite of that.  Forcing ourselves to recognize that our kid is struggling... Read more »

I can't stop thinking about Monica Lewinsky...

I cannot stop thinking about Monica Lewinsky. Lately, I’ve been contemplating the seemingly mutually-exclusive relationship between technology and privacy. More and more the topic surfaces in both my personal parenting life and with families and teens in my therapy practice. Parents really struggle to navigate the murky waters of social media with their kids. As... Read more »