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Remember the old cliche’ used by parents and teachers to “train” a child to control his anger? “Sticks and stones can break my bones but names can never hurt me.” Well, the theory goes that name calling can’t physically hurt … Continue reading →
I’M GOING TO MAKE A RECOMMENDATION, BUT IF YOU TELL ANYONE I’LL DENY IT — a reprise, by Art Smukler, author & psychiatrist
Ten years ago, a 14 y/o boy (I’ll call him Brian) began treatment for depression and insecurity. Brian was an attractive, soft-spoken young man who was aware of feeling depressed, but had trouble articulating exactly why, except for the fact … Continue reading →
The camp was idyllic, on a lake, cabins scattered among tall Pine trees, with dirt trails connecting everything to ball fields, the dining room and recreation center. There were 12 waiters, 16-17 year old boys, who were housed in the … Continue reading →
Can’t we teach reason? Get together and softly hum kumbaya? Our educators try, but how do you reason with a 16-year-old who has identified with his violent, alcoholic father and now is the father? How do you reason with a … Continue reading →