Category: Psychoeducation

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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

Self-care: Running by Dr. Munn

Self-care: Running by Dr. Munn|Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA|Online Therapist & Coach for Women|Treating ADHD, Anxiety, Depression & High Functioning Autism I woke up this morning thinking that I wasn’t going to run because of all the things I had to accomplish today. Quite honestly, I wasn’t in the mood and I didn’t have the motivation or energy. I had a … Read More Self-care: Running 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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Mindfulness by Dr. Munn

Mindfulness by Dr. Munn, online therapist and coach for professional women, and child & adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA Mindfulness is the state of being present with the mind, body and spirit. Nature allows me to slow down and disconnect from the stressors and demands of daily living. In fact, I find the need to be in nature at least once a week. … Read More Mindfulness by Dr. Munn

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Self-care Tip by Dr. Munn, online therapist & coach

Self-care Tip by Dr. Munn, online therapist and coach for professional women with ADHD, anxiety & depression, and child & adolescent psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA I love being near water. I have a visceral reaction when I see a lake, a river, or the ocean. My eyes light up, I start to smile, I become very present to the experience, and I suddenly … Read More Self-care Tip by Dr. Munn, online therapist & coach

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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