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4 Things to Know About College Counseling Services

2018-10-30T20:53:27+00:00 December 23rd, 2018|Education, Health|

By  Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPPP   I am almost certain that you and your college kid know all about food services, residence life, and health services. I would be willing to bet that you know very little about campus counseling and psychological services. Because the need can come on fast, it is important to [...]

Small Favors Can Yield Large Returns, Study Finds

2018-10-30T20:53:56+00:00 December 8th, 2018|Benevolence, Generosity, Uncategorized|

Many people hold the door open for strangers. But what do people give in return?   Neuroscientists at the Brain and Creativity Institute at USC have found the door holder’s effort is a key factor in whether someone returns a favor or says “thank you.”   If the door holder made a high effort by [...]

Should kids pick their own punishments? Bruce Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up idea flow, constant feedback, and accountability.

2018-10-30T20:55:08+00:00 August 18th, 2018|Accountability, Uncategorized|

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When words become weapons: Suicide prevention and kids’ online behavior

2018-10-30T20:51:11+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|Communication, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships, Social Issues, Technology|

By  Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP   On July 12, 2014, 17-year-old Michelle Carter repeatedly encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, to kill himself.   He was in his truck in a K-Mart parking lot, pumping the cab full of carbon monoxide gas. When he stepped out of the truck, she ordered him by [...]

4 Simple Things You Can Do To Help Kids Cope with Tragedy

2018-10-30T20:51:31+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Parenting, Psychology, Relationships|

By  Shane G. Owens, Ph.D., ABPP   Tragedy has come again. Whether you are reading this in response to an intentional act, an accident, or some natural disaster, your response is likely the same. You feel sad and afraid. Perhaps you lost sleep. Maybe you had nightmares, if you slept at all. You are thinking [...]