Tag: Parenting

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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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Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC, online and on-site therapist for professional women and adolescents located in Mountain View, CA. Professional women are often on the go, moving from one thing to the next, checking off items on their to do list and synthesizing it so it’s more efficient. It’s often quite hard for them to slow down, and in fact, they … Read More Expressions of gratitude by Dr. Munn, PsyD, LCSW, PPSC

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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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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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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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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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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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Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents

Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Parent & Life Coach. Words of affirmation are often underemphasized. Your words have reverberating effects on your children. Let them know why they matter to you. Their personalities are growing and they need affirming words, words of … Read More Affirmation, we all need it, especially children and adolescents

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Parenting is Hard

Parenting is hard by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color Parenting is hard, probably one of the hardest things in life if not the most challenging thing. However it’s also incredibly rewarding and one of the best gifts in life (children) if not the best gift. Instead of being self-critical at … Read More Parenting is Hard

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Healthy Self-Esteem Development in Children and Adolescents

Healthy self-esteem development in children and adolescents by Dr. Munn Saechao, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in Mountain View, CA and Online Therapist for Professional Women of Color Dear parents, no matter how much your child or teen is interested in their peers, they still need your unconditional attention and the experience of being heard by you. Taking the time to check in with them … Read More Healthy Self-Esteem Development in Children and Adolescents