Tag: growthmindset

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Starting over by Dr. Munn, therapist for ambitious girls and women located in the peninsula. ​

Historically, I’ve had the unreasonable expectation that I should know how to do something novel, and be able to do it well on my first try. “Wow, what I disappointment I was to myself, time and time again!” ⠀⠀Having this expectation meant that I am doomed to fail, because it is not possible for me to achieve “success” on every new task. And of … Read More Starting over by Dr. Munn, therapist for ambitious girls and women located in the peninsula. ​

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Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn

Be kind to yourself by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and adolescents located in Mountain View, CA. I am my worst critic. For much of my life, I have set personal deadlines and expectations that were unreasonable and difficult to obtain, and as a result, set myself up to fail. ⠀I had a supervisor tell me that … Read More Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn

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Laughter as self care by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

I’ve been asked a number of times, how do you deal with suffering? My response is, “laughter.” I think laughter is the antidote to pain and suffering. Therefore, it’s important to balance the stress of living with laughter and lightheartedness. After-all, life seems too short to dwell and live in past sufferings, particularly when we have a choice. I know it’s easier said than … Read More Laughter as self care by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and adolescents located in Mountain View, CA. There’s something so lovely about going on a walk after dinner. Last night I was a bit resistant because I was so full, but then I thought, “Why not? It’s so beautiful! And I’ll feel better after!” * * And, sure enough, … Read More Selfcare Tip by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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Therapy for professional women and adolescents by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Hi there! I’m Dr. Munn, online therapist for professional women and on-site therapist for adolescents in Mountain View, CA. I provide online counseling anywhere in CA, and in person counseling in Mountain View. I love working with professional women to improve their confidence and self esteem and am very passionate about helping families to address interpersonal conflict and improve communication. If you’re located in … Read More Therapy for professional women and adolescents by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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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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Become more confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC.

Become more self confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. Professional women are often very self-critical. If we want to be more confident and self-assured, we have to start having a more accurate and realistic perspective of our strengths and value. Do you often call yourself dumb, … Read More Become more confident by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC.

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Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls

Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. If you want people to value and respect you, value and respect yourself first and foremost. If you act as though you don’t deserve that raise or promotion, then likely, you probably won’t. … Read More Self-care tip for professional women and adolescent girls

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Self-criticism and what to do about it

Self-criticism and what to do about it by Dr. Munn Saechao, PsyD, LCSW, MSW, PPSC, online therapist and coach for professional women and child and adolescent therapist in Mountain View, CA. Our brains are wired to remember negative experiences for survival. When we have salient recollections of things and situations that have caused us harm, we instinctually avoid them in the future. While this instinct … Read More Self-criticism and what to do about it

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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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Growth mindset in children and adolescents

Growth mindset in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Parent & Life Coach.  Carol Dweck, PhD talks about the importance of developing a growth mindset in children and adolescents. You can cultivate your child’s self-esteem, resilience, and confidence by thoughtfully considering how you praise your child and how you … Read More Growth mindset in children and adolescents