How to Survive Finals: Tips for being prepared and coping well with the intensity of finals

By

Daniela Owen, PsyD

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

Finals time of year can be intense. Let’s be honest, for many students, it is the most stressful time of the year. Here are some tips that can help finals-takers with managing time, managing stress, and having a successful […]

May 26th, 2017|Teen Topics|

The Many Faces of Bullying Part 1: Face-to-face exclusion

By

Daniela Owen, Ph.D.

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

 

In an age of parents sticking up for their children regardless of how wrong their children’s behavior is, Leslie Blanchard’s post “4th grader comes home with disturbing news – then mom realizes her ‘worst nightmare’ is coming […]

September 9th, 2016|Kid Korner, Teen Topics|

Separation, Panic and School Refusal

By

Michael A. Tompkins, Ph.D.

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

 

Separation anxiety disorder (SAD) is a relatively common disorder in children and adolescents and panic disorder (PD) is a relatively common disorder in adults. Investigators have suggested that SAD and PD may be related […]

June 29th, 2016|Kid Korner, Teen Topics|

National Epidemic of Underslept Teenagers, and What Parents Can Do about It

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Monique Thompson, Ph.D.

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

A growing body of research shows that we are raising a generation of teens who are over-stressed and under-slept (see SFBACCT partner Daniela Owen’s blog post on the recent Atlantic article on teen suicide HERE). […]

February 22nd, 2016|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The Real Cost of High Achievement… Life or Death Decisions

By

Daniela Owen, Ph.D.

Partner, San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy

In the December 2015 issue of the The Atlantic, Hanna Rosin wrote a thoughtful and haunting piece entitled “The Silicon Valley Suicides: Why are so many kids with bright prospects killing themselves in Palo Alto?” […]

November 23rd, 2015|Teen Topics|