Category: Depression

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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

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The Frustrations of Learning

The frustrations of Learning by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA As much training and education I’ve received over the course of my career, I still get very frustrated when I don’t know how to do something and when something is really hard for me. I especially get frustrated when I’m not … Read More The Frustrations of Learning

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Impact of Negative Stereotypes on Children’s Performance

Impact of Negative Stereotypes on Children’s Performance by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. Research shows when negative stereotypes (gender) are evoked prior to a math exam, females perform poorer than their male counterparts. If negative stereotypes are not evoked prior to taking the exam, they perform comparable. Why is this the … Read More Impact of Negative Stereotypes on Children’s Performance

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How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents

How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. There is power in our words. Our words can be both destructive and healing. It’s important that we be thoughtful about how we speak to our children and adolescents. Can you recall a time … Read More How to promote a growth mindset in children and adolescents

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Resilience, why it matters for your child.

Resilience, why it matters for your child by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. Resilience is necessary to successfully navigate life challenges. Resilience begins to develop early in childhood and persists throughout one’s life. Resilience is a critical characteristic to have because it allows us to work through challenges, and we … Read More Resilience, why it matters for your child.

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The Demands of Modern Parenting

The demands of modern parenting by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color The demands of modern parenting are vast and great. Attending to one task is nearly impossible. When one has to work, take care of the home, and raise children, caring for oneself such as getting 7 hours of sleep … Read More The Demands of Modern Parenting

The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents

The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Hi parents, today I want to talk about the value of affirming your child. In a previous video I talked about negativity bias, which is the notion that we as human beings automatically and unconsciously bias negative experiences … Read More The Value of Affirming Children and Adolescents

Four Tips for Reducing Performance Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

Four tips for reducing performance anxiety in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn, online psychotherapist for professional women of color and child and adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Encourage your teen to take deep breadths; this regulates their heart rate and reduces anxiety. Praise your teen for their effort, not their grade. Encourage them to try their best given the limitations. Encourage them … Read More Four Tips for Reducing Performance Anxiety in Children and Adolescents

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Therapy for Adolescents

Given all the academic and social pressures and demands, it can be incredibly hard for adolescents to get everything done well in a timely manner, feel centered, and still have confidence in oneself. My goal as a therapist is to help my clients and their families to develop effective ways to respond to life’s challenges, achieve their desires, and become their best selves. I … Read More Therapy for Adolescents

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Therapy and Coaching for Adults

Given all the societal pressures and demands, it can be incredibly hard to get everything done well in a timely manner, have inner peace, and still feel good about oneself. My goal as a therapist is to help my clients develop effective ways to respond to life’s challenges, achieve their desires, and become their best selves. I believe that strength, healing and transformation begins through authentic … Read More Therapy and Coaching for Adults

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Therapy for adolescents with anxiety and depression

Reduce stress, improve happiness and positive mood Given all the social and academic pressures, it can be incredibly hard for teens to do everything well in a timely manner, avoid peer comparisons, and still feel good about themselves. My goal as a therapist is to help teens develop effective ways to respond to life’s challenges, achieve their aspirations, and become their best selves. I … Read More Therapy for adolescents with anxiety and depression