A CHOC pediatric psychologist offers insight into behaviors and reactions parents might expect from their children – as well as themselves – and strategies to help.
Dr. Heather Huszti
By Dr. Heather Huszti, chief psychologist at CHOC, and Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC Taking care of your mental health, and your children’s mental health, is particularly important during a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic we’re currently living through. There are many possible risk factors affecting children during this time that can […]
Bullying continues to make headlines around the country. In particular, cyberbullying has become an increasingly common and serious issue largely due to the easy access, and in some cases the anonymity, of digital devices. CHOC offers the following tips to help you start a conversation with your child around bullying, and guidelines to help you […]
One in five students age 12-18 in the U.S. have experienced bullying, according to the National Center for Education Statistics and Bureau of Justice. More than 70% of young people say they have seen bullying in their schools. Kids and teens who are bullied can experience physical and mental health issues, and problems at school. […]
Dr. Heather Huszti, chief psychologist at CHOC, offers insight on the warning signs of depression and suicide in children and adolescents.