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How Play Helps Children's Brains Develop

Susan and Leonor Stjepic discuss how the Montessori Method uses “Freedom Within a Framework” to help children develop confidence and independence.

How to Help Your Child Transition to Life After a Pandemic

Susan and Karen dive into Gestalt psychology, the importance of a strong sense of self, how children process grief and much more.

"Worry Wishing Trail" Book by Susan Stutzman & Illustrator Angie Golden

Susan and Angie discuss their book, Worry Wishing Trail, the illustration process, how children's books can be used for therapy, and much more.

5 Things Parents Need to Know About Adolescent Substance Abuse

Susan and Richard Capriola discuss a list of topics around adolescent substance. Here are a few of the points they touch on: the most popular types of drugs being for adolescents, the difference between adolescent and adult addiction, and the warning signs of substance abuse.

How to Know When Your Child Needs a Neuropsychological Evaluation for ADHD

Dr. Sandy Kruse shares her wisdom regarding ADHD in children, ADHD testing, and indicators to look for if you think your child might have ADHD.

How Therapy Can Help Childhood ADHD

Dr. Lauren Smith defines ADHD, discusses co-occurring issues, different therapy options and more.

How to Co-Parent Through a Divorce - Divorce Series: Part 2

In the second of a 2-part series, Carly and Susan discuss how to co-parent through a divorce.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Divorce - Divorce Series: Part 1

In the first of a 2-part series, Carly and Susan talk about how to explain divorce and separation to children.

Supporting Your Child for Successful Social Engagement: Childhood ADHD Series - Part 3

Jon and Susan conclude the series with subjects ranging from topic maintenance and the importance of eye contact, to social awareness and self regulation.

Supporting Your Child for Successful Academic Engagement: Childhood ADHD Series - Part 2

Jon Caes outlines how he helps children with ADHD improve academically. Jon covers several tips from teaching children to view their ADHD as a strength, to targeting the child's specific needs with focus strategies, tactile tools, and organization systems.

Cultivating Relationships at Home: Childhood ADHD Series Part 1

Susan and Jon explore strategies that can reduce ADHD related stressors in the home and strengthen family relationships.

Parent Matters Podcast - Introduction

Join Susan Stutzman, Child Therapist and Founder of Kid Matters Counseling, as she tackles parenting challenges and helps to equip parents with tools to confidently parent and support their children.

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