Parenting Talks in October: Raising Resilient Teens in Our Digital World with Dr. Kakaiya

Join Dr. Kakaiya as she facilitates interactive discussions on the digital divide, the impact of social media on the teen brain, attachment parenting, self-esteem and drug use, parenting skills and strategies, and how to raise a sustainable digital family! Open to all parents! Wednesday October 7th 6:00 pm: Challenger Middle School                          
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Parenting talk by Dr. Kakaiya on 4/16

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Neurofeedback Guidelines for Parents

Your decision to provide Neurofeedback for your child is a very important one, and reflects your dedication to your child’s well-being and your commitment to helping your child achieve the most that he or she is capable of achieving. Neurofeedback training requires a serious commitment of your time, effort and money, and, like you, we want to give it the best chance for success.
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The Teen Brain and Technology-A talk for parents of Teen Volunteers in Action

This talk will be geared towards parents of boys and will feature gaming addictions, pornography, and the male teen brain! Come join us at Ocean Air Elementary in Carmel Valley from 7-9pm on Thursday, January 15th.


Self Harm Social Media and Social Contagion

Parent Alert – What do smart phones have to do with self-harm? An epidemic among our middle school students – YES!!!! We all know that the Internet has dramatically changed the lives of humans all over the world. While majority of it is positive, the dark sides of it walk into our therapy offices all day long. I write this article as an appeal
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Tips – Self Harm and Contagion Factor of Social Media

Tips – Self Harm and Contagion Factor of Social Media Tips for parents Please do not regard the self-harm as a phase that the person is going through. They have developed some very severe symptoms that are going to be very addictive. Intervention needed in the form of strict parameters. Do a total digital detox like how you would you a drug detox Take
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Natural Relief for Migraines – The Neurofeedback Solution

Today, medical experts estimate that more than 45 million people in the United States alone deal with headaches on a regular basis. If you suffer regularly with tension or migraine headaches, then you know all too well how debilitating they can be. In severe cases, both types of headaches can actually prevent a person from working, going to school, and living a normal life.
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Stress: The Silent Killer

The perils of modern life seem to be lurking in the hallways of our psyche through the pathways of stress. When one thinks of defining stress it is hard to pinpoint where it actually resides. Symptoms of stress are so global that they affect all areas of a person’s functioning from headaches to digestive issues, depression and a feeling of impending doom. Typically when
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Relationship between Debt, Depression and Death by Suicide – The Deadly D’s

Consumerism is the aliment of the 21st Century and advertising that makes us feel inadequate constantly bombards us if we don’t have the latest gadget or the best clothes or the fastest car. The advertising “world” spends $200 Billion dollars a year seducing us to buying various products so that we develop brand loyalty and remain addicted to buying. As a Psychologist I treat
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