Children and Sleep

By

Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D.

Co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Parents tend to sleep well when their children sleep well. Fortunately, things work out just fine for most kids and parents because sleep is hard wired. That is, your child’s brain will get the […]

May 17th, 2016|Kid Korner, Sleep Sense|

What Does OCD Mean Anyway? A Quick Guide for Kids and Families

By

Michael A. Tompkins

Co-director of the San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

 

What Does the D in OCD Mean?

Obsessions (the thoughts, images, and doubts that bother and scare you) and compulsions (the things you do and think to decrease your fear and discomfort) are upsetting enough but for some […]

May 4th, 2016|From OCD to Anxiety, Kid Korner|

Does your child have a hard time calming down? Belly Breathing can help

By

Daniela Owen, Ph.D.

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Does your child have a hard time calming down when she gets angry? Does you child get really worked up when he’s scared? Does your child seem unable to cope with big emotions? Perhaps one of the […]

November 8th, 2015|Kid Korner|