The Child and Family Mental Health blog is pleased to present its first guest post, written by social worker Jennifer Kogan, a clinical social worker in Washington, DC who specializes in working with parents to solve problems, boost communication skills, and help find ways to make life more manageable. An experienced and caring clinician, Jen has more than 15 years of experience working with families in the Greater Washington, DC area. You can find out more about Jen and here practice here.
The level of anxiety that many parents feel seems to be growing all the time. Stress can be high and people have less and less down time. Television and magazine articles may offer quick and easy recipes to solve parenting challenges. However, this kind of information often glosses over reality and can leave entire families feeling unheard and alone. [Read more…]