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Is it safe for my daughter to be on anxiety medication?

My daughter is 16 years old and is going to talk therapy for the anxiety feels while at school, mainly because of her grades and also because of her friends. The psychiatrist...

Would an absent father affect my daughter's mental health?

Since we separated, my daughter's father has been in and out of her life. Sometimes, he'll be around for a while, other times he'll disappear for months at a time--not even call...

When is it the right time to talk to my daughter about sex?

Where we are, my daughter's school does not have the proper sex education classes, which is really upsetting. There have been multiple pregnancies in the high school at her district,...

My son has a birth defect in his hand. How can I make sure it doesn’t affect his confidence level?

My son is 6 years old and is suffering from a birth defect in his hand. This is now showing in his confidence level, making him an introvert and very aggressive. What can I do...

How can I get my son to quit smoking?

My son is 14 years old and I recently found out that he has started smoking. What can I do to get him to quit the habit?

Will counseling help my son get over his stage fright?

My son is very afraid to be on stage, which is a huge problem because he's in his school band and is unable to play with them during their concerts. Can counseling help him get...

What is the treatment for anorexia?

My daughter has anorexia. Can this condition be managed with just counselling or does she require medication?

Can insomnia be psychological?

My 10 year old daughter says she is unable to sleep at night. Could it be a psychological problem or an underlying disease?

Why is my daughter so distracted when studying?

My daughter is extremely distracted when I ask her to study or write anything. We've tried to play "math games" and have our own little sessions of "Jeopardy" in our house, but...

What depression treatment is there?

I'm 17 years old and have been so depressed lately that I am failing many of my school classes. I have no motivation or interest in anything, not even going out with my friends....

What could cause a constant state of somnolence?

I feel tired all of the time. Even after waking up from a full night of sleep- I always want to sleep. During the day I have a hard time pushing through my tasks. My primary...

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