The second article in the series about Childhood Trauma, Dr Megs discusses how trauma can present in children of different ages, and then how parents and carers can help their young person to deal with their big feelings.
In this week’s blog article, Dr Megs gives us an introduction to childhood trauma. What is it? How does it happen?
As always, it’s been a busy last couple of months on the work front for me. Biggest news is that I have submitted what I hope to be my last ever assignments, and my lecturer has just emailed me to let me know that I passed both! WOOT! WOOT! Crack...
Author: Dr. Jenni Silva Clinical Psychologist at Brilliant Minds Psychology What If I told you that IQ / cognitive ability or talent is not the main factor that determines success? And, in fact it is perseverance or grit? Did you know that grittier teens...
Well folks, today we are here to talk about every parents’ favourite topic… Poo! Nothing says new parent like an obsession with all that comes out of their baby’s rear end. If you have yet to welcome a little one you might well think that I am kidding. During those...
Time management and abilities in organisation and planning are often skills that are lacking in young people with ADHD… in this blog, Dr Megs talks about practical ways we can help kids with improving these skills in day-to-day life.
Today Dr Megs blogs about a much requested topic: “Ways to help children with dyslexia.” This article is long – BUT hopefully TEACHERS and PARENTS alike will find helpful hints to support the little person in their life who has dyslexia (otherwise known as “Specific Learning Disability in reading”).
Dr Katie (general practitioner) blogs today about the unfortunate resurgence of measles in Australia over recent years. She tells us all about why this has happened, what to look for if you think your child has measles and most importantly, what to do about it.
Today Dr Megs blogs about a common infection with a bad reputation. Glandular Fever or “infectious mononucleosis.” This awful condition is caused by the Epstein-Barr Virus – come and find out how to know if your child has it, and how to prevent it.
In this stinky topic, Dr Megs takes a look at the very undesirable behaviour known as “poo-smearing” (otherwise known as Scatolia). If you are a parent who has a child who does this (or knows someone who does) – you want to read this article or at least pass it on.