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Effects of Parental Conflict
Parental Conflict and its Effects on Kids

By Fatima Malik At what age are kids affected by parental conflict? Kids start showing distress due to parental conflict as early as six months. They can react with fear, anxiety, anger and sadness. Kids witnessing parental conflict are at a higher risk of experiencing various health problems, disturbed sleep, and difficulty focusing and succeeding […]

Necessity for Early intervention in Children’s Mental Health

The Earlier, the Better Research suggests that personality is pretty much established by the time a child is 9, some argue 6 or even 7. The point is ..It’s within the first decade of a child’s life.  While it is not written in stone, there is much evidence to support this after decades of studies […]

How much is too much Back Talk?

There was a time way back when that if you even looked at your mom or dad the wrong way, there were serious repercussions.  Some would say that nowadays, children are getting away with saying just about anything.   We’re told as parents to let children express themselves and to treat them like equals.  The question […]

Behavioural Parent Training

Behavioural Parent Training It’s ironic that parents of children who have behavioural issues get blamed for bad behaviour while parents of children who are well behaved take the glory. If indeed, the behavioural issues that stem from ADHD are caused by the parents, how come in more cases than not, there are siblings who don’t […]

Child Therapist Toronto
Separation and Divorce Help for Kids

Divorce or separation Help for Children The breakup of a family is a huge transition for everyone involved. For children, it can be particularly confusing, and fearful as they face the prospect of life- without mom and dad together.   Some parents choose not to let their children be part of the process and hide it […]