Tag: Anxiety

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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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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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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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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

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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