Articles tagged with 'Psychologist' | Checkup Newsroom

Checkup Newsroom (Psychologist)

2020
February
14,
2020
| 14:33 PM America/Chicago
A mom reached out to us, asking about the way her child stored food in their mouth. The stuffed cheeks reminded us of a chipmunk. And honestly, it sounded kind of cute. Until, we discussed the issue with one of our experts. The licensed psychologi...
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2019
January
10,
2019
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
It’s spring in North Texas and just like clockwork, severe weather is expected to impact our area this evening. Large hail, damaging winds and even tornadoes are a possibility with the thunderstorms that are predicted to develop by late afternoon. Fo...
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2017
December
21,
2017
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
The holidays are a magical time for children. But what happens when your kids stop believing in the magic, especially in the jolly old man in the red suit? Lena Zettler, MA, LPA, director of Psychology at Cook Children’s Medical Center, said that ...
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October
10,
2017
| 10:47 AM America/Chicago
Lisa Elliott, a licensed psychologist and clinic manager of Cook Children’s Psychology Department in Denton, has heard multiple reasons/explanations/excuses from parents as to why they have not sought mental health help for their child. Some of the m...
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October
06,
2017
| 10:49 AM America/Chicago
We mustache you a question. Do you think developing your child's sense of humor is important? It is. Lettuce explain. We've all been told laughter is the best medicine, but have we really considered the social, emotional and health benefits ...
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2016
September
26,
2016
| 09:46 AM America/Chicago
It’s hard for most children to sit still even for a little while. But how do you tell the difference between normal and hyperactivity? Furthermore, parents may wonder, “If my child is hyperactive, does that also mean that he or she has Attention-Defi...
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2015
December
09,
2015
| 14:59 PM America/Chicago
A little boy jumping up and down, constantly fidgeting and talking out of turn might be the picture you get in your mind when you think of a child with ADHD. New research published this week in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry may challenge that...
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August
05,
2015
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
Nearly all children dabble in picky eating. But, severely picky eaters take food selectivity to a different level. Severe selective eating is a disorder that prevents the consumption of certain foods or food groups and is associated with complete int...
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