Inside Out

By |June 24th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD.

Pixar, known for their heartfelt and funny movies which tap into themes most Americans can relate to, has apparently outdone itself this time. And we’re so excited because their new movie, Inside Out, is about emotions! If critics are to be believed, this move captures the [...]

Children and ADHD

By |April 28th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD.

As children develop, it’s normal for parents to have some anxiety over what is “normal” and what is not. With so much information available, it’s easy to get carried away searching for answers on the Internet. The best advice I can give as a professional, which [...]

San Diego Parenting Tips

By |December 29th, 2014|

Article Summary By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

This article was written as a brief summary of a video posted on youtube by Parenting Gently. For more information, please see the 4 Ways Parents Teach Kids that Consent Doesn’t Matter video clip on youtube.

Teaching children consent and boundaries is a very important [...]

The Negative Impact of Cyberbullying

By |September 9th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

Next month marks the anniversary of something tragic that did not have to happen. On October 10th of 2012, 15-year-old Amanda Todd, from British Columbia, was driven to suicide by years of online abuse, extortion, and cyberbullying. Todd’s YouTube video, which she created about a month [...]

Childhood Obesity and Its Negative Implications

By |August 25th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD


September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Besides having potentially devastating consequences for physical health, childhood obesity has well-documented negative implications on children’s mental health as well.

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012. [...]

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    If Your Child Suffers From Anxiety, Counseling in San Diego is Available

If Your Child Suffers From Anxiety, Counseling in San Diego is Available

By |March 17th, 2014|

When it comes to children and teens, there can be a million reasons for high anxiety levels.  Everything from school, peers and parents to seeing a scary movie can cause stress.  Sometimes it truly is just a phase.   However, when children consistently demonstrate symptoms of anxiety, it may, in [...]

Managing Holiday Stress

By |November 8th, 2013|

The holiday season is upon us! Meaning that we will soon be “swamped” with cooking, standing in crazy long lines to buy gifts, planning for family members to visit, managing children on winter break, and many more “fun filled” holiday activities.

But, let’s face it—the holidays can be stressful! Therefore, [...]

Neurofeedback as a Treatment for ADD/ADHD

By |October 24th, 2013|

San Diego Center for Neurofeedback can help individuals with ADD/ADHD who are looking to benefit from a long-lasting, healthy change with their daily life.  Neurofeedback can help train your brain to become stabilized and function more efficiently.  Brains with ADD/ADHD may tend to hyper-focus, become easily distracted, and run [...]

When to practice patience?

By |October 24th, 2013|

Todays class left me pondering the following statement…

“True leaders are men and women who know when to stand, when to wait, and when to walk on.” -Dr. Vince Pieranunzi

This morning my Psychology 101 class finished watching the movie “The Dead Poets Society,” as part of the course curriculum. The [...]