Psychologist Ellen Braaten, PhD, from Mass General’s Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, says determining which behavioral issues merit professional attention depends on how much they interfere with a child’s functioning.
Psychologist Ellen Braaten, PhD, from Mass General’s Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, offers parents advice on how to both recognize generalized anxiety disorder in their children and seek the best treatment.
Parents can help ease back-to-school anxiety by empathizing with their child’s stress, establishing a routine and getting to know their child’s teachers.
A psychologist questions whether increased academic demands and changes in classroom style are contributing to rising ADHD rates.
A psychologist explains the difference between sibling rivalry and sibling bullying and provides guidance on when to take action.
Two Mass General experts offer some fresh ideas about how to get your entire family in shape and stay physically healthy during the New Year.
An MGH psychologist explains why core evaluations to determine eligibility for special education services are helpful for children and what types of testing to expect.
An MGH psychologist shares tips for parents on finding activities to stimulate young minds during the summer.
Is your child worried about a test? Here are some tips to reduce test anxiety from Dr. Ellen Braaten, a Mass General psychologist.