CHC Experts

Desmitificar la Salud Mental (Demystifying Mental Health)

Welcome to this special Voices of Compassion episode focused on mental health within the Latinx community!

Dr. Joan Baran is joined by CHC colleagues and psychologists Dr. Melina Foden and Dr. Emily Hsu as they explore how culture and traditions impact perceptions about mental health in Latinx families and how these influences impact seeking help when needed.

En este episodio de Voices of Compassion, Dra. Joan Baran tiene una conversación con colegas y psicólogas de CHC, Dra. Melina Foden y Dra. Emily Hsu en la que exploran cómo la cultura y las tradiciones impactan las percepciones sobre la salud mental en las familias latinas y cómo estas influencias impactan buscando ayuda cuando es necesario.
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My Child Is a Strong Reader But Struggles with Writing. How Can I Help?

by Julie Abbott Olsen, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech and Language Pathologist, CHC

Reading and writing are closely related skills, and they often go hand-in-hand— that is, they support each other in language development. However, they are also distinct skills with some differences. If your child seems to be struggling, identifying the specific difficulties that your child is experiencing will guide you to the type of support your child needs. Read more ›

The Emergent Bilingual Experience

In today’s Voices of Compassion episode, we celebrate the power of bilingualism as a strength rather than a challenge. Join us in a conversation with doctoral psychology intern at CHC, Chelsea Yanuaria. Chelsea is a mental health professional who provides a unique lens on the journey of emergent bilingual individuals, highlighting the unique advantages and strengths that come with navigating multiple languages and cultures. Read more ›

Nurturing the Holiday Spirit: Tips for Supporting Children with Autism

by Pardis Khosravi, PsyD, Clinical Director, Catherine T. Harvey Center for Clinical Services, CHC

The holiday season is a time filled with excitement, warmth, and joy, but it can also present challenges for children with autism. As we navigate this festive time, it’s essential to approach it with sensitivity and understanding. Read more ›

Navigating Grief: Tips for Supporting Your Child During the Holidays

by Pardis Khosravi, PsyD, Clinical Director, Catherine T. Harvey Center for Clinical Services, CHC

The holiday season is often a time of joy, laughter, and cherished traditions. However, for a child who is grieving the loss of a loved one, the holidays can bring a mix of emotions that may be overwhelming. Read more ›

Navigating the Holidays: 12 Tips for Supporting Your Child’s Well-Being

by Pardis Khosravi, PsyD, Clinical Director, Catherine T. Harvey Center for Clinical Services, CHC

The holiday season is upon us, bringing joy, festivities, and a whirlwind of activities. While it’s a time for celebration, it can also be a source of stress for children, particularly those with learning differences or mental health considerations. Read more ›

Girls & Mental Health

In today’s Voices of Compassion episode, we talk with Dr. Katie Reeves, health researcher and Nurse Practitioner who specializes in the care of anxious, suicidal, and self-harming teens and their families. Listen now to learn more about what you can do to support our adolescent girls today. Read more ›

The Strengths of ADHD

Along with its challenges, ADHD also brings unique strengths. Those strengths are often overshadowed by challenges, so in today’s episode we want to shed light on the strengths!

In this Voices of Compassion episode, we explore these strengths and how understanding strengths can transform the way we think about ADHD and how we can support our students with ADHD.
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Executive Functioning and Learning

Our brains are not fully developed until the mid-20s, so it’s no wonder that our adolescents still need help with the all important executive functioning skills. In this episode, we talk about the often underestimated yet pivotal aspect of cognitive growth: executive functioning in teens.
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7 Caring Conversation Starters to Reach Your Child or Teen with Anxiety

As a concerned friend or parent, you may want to reach out but you may not be sure how to begin.

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