Category: ADHD

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Six tips to help your child self soothe by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Six tips to help your child self soothe Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. We often expect teenagers to do more than they’re capable of. Research indicates that the prefrontal cortex is not fully formed until mid 20s, the area responsible for emotional regulation, self-control, planning, organizing, time … Read More Six tips to help your child self soothe by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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How to calm your child by Dr. Munn, child & adolescent therapist

How to calm your child by Dr. Munn, Child & Adolescent Therapist in Mountain View, CA & Online Therapist & Coach for Women with ADHD, Anxiety & Depression. When children and teens are having a meltdown, their amygdala, which is responsible for quickly processing and expressing emotions, and part of the “downstairs” brain, is activated, making it hard to self-soothe, think rationally, and make … Read More How to calm your child by Dr. Munn, child & adolescent therapist

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Children Need Boundaries to Control Emotions by Dr. Munn, child & adolescent therapist

Children Need Boundaries to Control Emotions by Dr. Munn, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA & Online Psychotherapist & Coach for Women with ADHD, High Functioning Autism, Anxiety & Depression. Since young children do not yet have the ability to control their big feelings and body, setting limits for children will help them to develop their prefrontal cortex, also known as the … Read More Children Need Boundaries to Control Emotions by Dr. Munn, child & adolescent therapist

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When Children are Struggling to Calm Down by Dr. Munn

When Children are Struggling to Calm Down by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA & Online Psychotherapist and Coach for Women with Adhd, Autism, Anxiety & Depression. When children feel angry, rejected, shamed, embarrassed, overwhelmed, or dysregulated in any way, they need us to be there for them; in other words, they need us to connect. Connection might mean … Read More When Children are Struggling to Calm Down by Dr. Munn

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What Children & Adolescents Need When Having a Meltdown

What Children & Adolescents Need When Having a Meltdown by Dr. Munn, online therapist and coach for professional women with ADHD, anxiety and depression and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA Often times, parents are perplexed at why their overall responsible and mature child or adolescent has a meltdown. Let’s pause for a moment and reflect on our experience. Our ability to … Read More What Children & Adolescents Need When Having a Meltdown

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Parenting

Parenting by Dr. Munn, online therapist and coach for professional women, and child & adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA While this sounds simple, it can be hard for parents to provide children with a nurturing yet boundary oriented home environment. Why? ⠀ Parents are often inundated with the demands of daily living. Between working, cooking, cleaning, taking the kids to/from school and activities, … Read More Parenting

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Before you respond to your child’s misbehavior, consider this…

Before responding to your child’s misbehavior, consider this… by Dr. Munn Saechao, child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and online therapist for professional women of color. I’ve worked with many well informed and loving teachers and parents who respond to their children and adolescents with consequences out of overwhelm, frustration, and exhaustion. ⠀ When your child misbehaves, it’s important to pause, breathe, … Read More Before you respond to your child’s misbehavior, consider this…

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What Children & Adolescents Need to Feel Loved

What Children & Adolescents Need to Feel Loved by Dr. Munn Saechao, child & adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and online therapist for professional women of color. Children and adolescents experience love when we create clear, consistent and concise boundaries for them. In fact, children and adolescents need these boundaries in order to develop self-control and a moral compass. Predicability allows children and … Read More What Children & Adolescents Need to Feel Loved

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Free Parenting Workshop

Hi parents and caregivers, if you’re located in the eastbay or surrounding area, here is your chance to participate in a FREE four week parenting workshop where you will gain knowledge and learn practical skills to improve limit setting and boundary setting/holding! Space is limited and filling up. You won’t want to miss out on this rare opportunity! Register ASAP by emailing training@westcoastcc.org

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When your child says “people are either dumb or smart.”

When your child says “people are either dumb or smart” by Dr. Munn Saechao, online therapist and coach for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. Most young children will develop a fixed mindset unless they grow up in homes and environments that foster and reinforce a growth mindset. Let’s say your child comes home from school one … Read More When your child says “people are either dumb or smart.”

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I’m Dr. Munn…

I’m Dr. Munn, online therapist and coach for professional women, and child & adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA I enjoy working with diverse populations and specialize in treating anxiety, depression, ADHD and high functioning autism. I am very passionate about working with professional women to foster their growth mindset, increase self-compassion, and develop coping skills to manage the stressors of living in a … Read More I’m Dr. Munn…

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Questions to foster a growth mindset in children and adolescents

Questions to foster a growth mindset in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, online therapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA A fixed mindset fosters self-doubt, insecurities, and fear of failure. A growth mindset fosters self-esteem, confidence, and endurance. Reinforcement of a growth mindset is critical during adolescence because of the natural challenges that come … Read More Questions to foster a growth mindset in children and adolescents