Category: Psychoeducation

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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

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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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Cooking as Self-Care

Cooking as Self-Care by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. Self-care is such a big part of my life. I teach it and I live it and continually am learning new ways to engage in self-care activities that nourish my mind, body and spirit. I don’t have as much time to … Read More Cooking as Self-Care

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Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence

Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. It’s incredible to me how we as human beings are able to influence each other. Particularly if you’re a parent, you have significant influence over your child’s mindset. When children enter into early adolescence, academics become more challenging, they … Read More Growth Mindset in Early Adolescence

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Self-care, we talk about it all the time, but what exactly is it?

Self-care, we talk about it all the time, but what exactly is it? by Dr. Munn Saechao, Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color and Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA. One of the things I enjoy teaching and talking about is self-care and how to help parents, professionals, and mental health providers to develop a healthier understanding and application of self-care. … Read More Self-care, we talk about it all the time, but what exactly is it?