Children and ADHD

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 [...]

Intuitive Eating

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD.

The diet industry makes a considerable amount of its money off of our chronic displeasure with our bodies. It can count on us to return to diets over and over again, even though they don’t work for 95% of people.  Although it is more likely that [...]

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    Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Romantic relationships can be very rewarding, but they can also be quite challenging at times. Sometimes when we’re in the midst of an argument, it’s hard to know what differentiates normal, healthy discord from abusive behavior. According to one survey, one in three teens has been [...]

New Year’s Goals

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
Happy New Year! It’s the NEW YEAR! Doesn’t that make you excited!? No? You mean at the stroke of midnight you didn’t instantly feel like a new and improved version of yourself? If you didn’t go to the gym, learn French, cut out gluten, finish [...]

San Diego Parenting Tips

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 [...]

Finding Who You Are

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

When I was younger, I didn’t really understand what people meant when they said, “I don’t know who I am yet.” It turns out I didn’t know who I was yet either, but at the time I thought I knew everything so I didn’t really care. [...]

Reflection on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

As Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh lays in critical condition in the hospital, I decided to take a little while to reflect on his life and what he has meant to me and so many others. He may have passed away already by the time this [...]

Premarital Therapy in San Diego

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

One of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make is who you choose to marry. Although plenty of people are not interested in marriage or do not get married for various reasons, 86% of women and 81% of men will be married before the age of 40 [...]

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    10 Quick and Easy Ways to Feel More Relaxed At Work Right Now

10 Quick and Easy Ways to Feel More Relaxed At Work Right Now

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
While you may already be aware of these strategies, how many do you actually utilize? Make it a point to try some of these techniques in the upcoming work week and see which ones work best for you. Merely knowing about stress-relieving strategies will not [...]

Time Management Tune-Up Techniques

By Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Time management is something we all talk about, but does anybody really know what it means? If it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day, one of two things is possible: You’re over-committed and need to cut something out, or your time management skills [...]