Gender Diversity
Voices of Compassion
by CHC
1w ago
Join our guest host, Natalie Tamburello, Community Engagement Manager at CHC, in a conversation with CHC expert, Dr. Tracy Cavaligos, licensed psychologist, as they discuss navigating terminology and supporting children around exploring gender identity.  In this episode you’ll learn about different terms and when to use them, how to support your child's natural gender exploration and resources to support their journey. As a result, you’ll see the joy of your child becoming comfortable expressing their true and authentic selves. Resources: CHC Online CHC’s Catherine T. Harvey Center for C ..read more
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Understanding Disordered Eating in Youth
Voices of Compassion
by CHC
1M ago
Join us today for this conversation on eating disorders with Michael Manzano, MS, Doctoral Intern in Clinical Psychology at Children’s Health Council (CHC) and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. We begin by talking about the behaviors you might see with disordered eating, from picky eating to extreme dieting, to binging and purging. We also discuss preventive measures that include fostering a positive relationship with food and body and early identification. And, spoiler alert! One of the most important things you can do as a parent/caregiver is to model what you want to see in yo ..read more
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Teaching Kids Digital Citizenship
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by CHC
1M ago
As technology continues to permeate almost all aspects of our lives, understanding how to navigate the digital world responsibly becomes critical, especially for our youth. In this new episode we talk with Eisha Buch, Director of Education Programs & Development for Common Sense Education, about helping students develop a sense of digital agency so that they can truly thrive in a tech-filled world with all its benefits, as well as navigating the potential stressors. We discuss practical strategies that parents can use at home to support responsible use of technology and foster a culture of ..read more
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Talking About Teen Suicide
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by CHC
2M ago
In today’s episode, we discuss the sensitive but critical topic of teen suicide. According to the CDC, suicide rates from 2007 through 2021 for Americans ages 10 to 24 rose 62%. In this conversation with CHC Doctoral Psychology Intern, Emily Raymond we discuss key risk factors that parents, educators and peers should be aware of, offering practical strategies for parents to create open lines of communication with their teens and recognize warning signs. By fostering a community of compassion and understanding, we can work toward reducing teen suicide rates and creating a safer, more ..read more
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The Impact of Puberty on Mental Health
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by CHC
2M ago
Puberty can be a challenging time, but with guidance, parents can help their children navigate it with resilience and strength. Drawing on insights and the expertise of CHC Doctoral Psychology intern, Emma Lecarie, this new podcast episode provides practical advice for parents navigating this transitional period with their children. We explore strategies parents can use to promote positive mental health outcomes during puberty as well as understanding the potential challenges their children may face and how parents and caregivers can recognize signs of distress and offer help. Resources: CHC ..read more
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Mental Health in the Asian American Community
Voices of Compassion
by CHC
3M ago
Join our guest host, Natalie Tamburello, Community Engagement Manager at CHC, as she engages in a candid conversation about the unique challenges and stigma surrounding mental health in the Asian American community. With our guest experts, CHC Licensed Psychologist, Dr. Emily Hsu and Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Thuy Tran, they discuss not only what they have experienced professionally, but also personally as Asian American mental health professionals. Listen in to gain a deeper understanding of the unique challenges and learn about navigating language barriers, how love is expressed ..read more
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Preparing for Adolescence
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by CHC
3M ago
Adolescence is a period of growth in which youth are discovering who they are and where they belong. In this insightful podcast episode, we discuss the dynamic and sometimes challenging journey of parenting adolescents. As children transition into the teen years, parents face new and unique challenges. Although this time can be a fearful time for parents/caregivers because they are not sure what to expect, it can also be a time of joy and hope. Listen in to this conversation with CHC experts, Dr. Patrice Crisostomo, and Dr. Emily Hsu, both Licensed Psychologists, as we explore practical t ..read more
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Navigating Divorce with Your Children
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by CHC
4M ago
Conflict within relationships is natural. What happens when this conflict occurs within a family and ends up in separation or divorce? Join us as we explore effective communication strategies with children during this challenging time, emphasizing the importance of fostering open dialogue and understanding and offer insights into how to create a supportive environment for children to express their emotions. CHC psychiatrists, Dr. Vidya Krishnan and Dr. Natalie Pon share valuable advice on helping children cope with the changes that come with divorce, offering practical tips for co-parenting an ..read more
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Existential Angst in Youth
Voices of Compassion
by CHC
4M ago
Adolescence is an important time of self-discovery during which teens often grapple with questions about identity and purpose. They want to understand who they are and their place in the world and this can bring about profound existential reflection. In today’s world, our youth can feel like the future is uncertain as they experience rapid societal changes, some economic instability and global challenges like climate change. In addition, they feel the pressure to make life-defining choices such as what they will do beyond high school and planning for a career. Listen to today’s episode as we t ..read more
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Desmitificar la Salud Mental
Voices of Compassion
by CHC
5M ago
Mental health conditions can affect anyone regardless of race, gender or identity. However, how you respond to it may be different based on your cultural values and beliefs. NAMI (or the National Alliance on Mental Illness) reports more than half of Latinx young adults ages 18 to 25 with serious mental illness may not receive treatment.  Welcome to this special episode focused on mental health within the Latinx community! Featuring today's host, Dr. Joan Baran with CHC colleagues and psychologists, Dr. Melina Foden and Dr. Emily Hsu.  They'll explore how culture and traditions impact ..read more
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