by Dr. Jennifer Gibson Although many of your friends and family told you that children “change your life,” you really don’t know exactly what this means until it happens.  Parenting is not easy, and neither are committed relationships.  The change from pre-kids to post-kids can be difficult, especially on your relationship.  Before kids, you and...

​by Jennifer Gibson, Psy. D. Although the holidays are a time for celebration and connection with the ones we love, they can also be a time of increased stress.  It is important to be mindful of our stress levels and the potential for adding to existing stress, so that we can makes sure to truly enjoy...

Finding ways to effectively manage our children’s behavior as parents these days can be very challenging.  Although building a family is an ever-changing exercise, the basic principles of behavioral learning and behavior change remain the same.   The following principles, when followed consistently, are both creative and effective in managing children’s behavior.  Predict problem situations and...