In this Q & A, Dr. Sheila Modir, a pediatric psychologist, discusses what parents need to know to support their kids going back to school.
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By Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC As communities navigate through re-opening efforts after shelter-in-place orders, it’s natural for adults and children alike to have mixed emotions about what is to come. Children tend to echo the feelings of their parents or caregivers. They will look to the adults in their lives for support […]
By Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist; Baleska Alfaro, licensed marriage and family therapist; and Dr. Ava Casados and Dr. Sarah Ruiz, post-doctoral fellows at CHOC For some people, making an appointment with a mental health provider may be a personal and independent decision. For others, the decision to seek therapy services may be influenced by […]
By Dr. Ava Casados, psychology postdoctoral fellow at CHOC and Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC As we grapple with recent events, we are all likely experiencing a range of feelings. Regardless of our background, we are processing a lot of information. While we as adults are finding it challenging to know what to […]
Taking care of your mental health, and your children’s mental health is particularly important during a crisis such as the pandemic.
A week’s worth of activities for parents and children to grow resilience and cope together By Dr. Sheila Modir, pediatric psychologist at CHOC It is normal to feel anxious or worried about what is to come during this time of uncertainty due to COVID-19. Situations like these can be stressful for everyone in a family. […]