Entries by Steven Lazarus

Do Video Games Have a Negative Impact on Kids?

Do you ever worry that your child is spending too much time playing video games? If so, you’re not alone. In light of the recent events in Newtown, Connecticut, and Aurora, Colorado, many concerned parents are questioning the effects that gaming, especially violent games, might have on their kids and seeking out parenting strategies to […]

Time-Outs for Children

You’re probably tired of telling your child ten times to do something. It takes a great deal of energy to argue with kids. Yelling at kids has been shown to potentially cause damage to a child’s self esteem. It can also teach kids that they should yell and argue when they are angry. I recommend […]

Therapist vs. Psychologist vs. Counselor

Do you know the difference between a therapist, a counselor, and a psychologist? Psychologists Have an advanced degree in psychology Provide therapy, research, or are professors at a university Are licensed by a state board at the doctorate level (Ph.D., Psy.D.) Obtain the highest level of education and training Assess and diagnose disorders and mental […]