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Rocky Mountain Psychological Services will be updating this area with articles on child psychology issues. Please contact us at 403-245-5981.


Five Things You Can Do to Help Your Child with Anxiety

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2018

Does your child ever feel a flutter in his stomach or have sweaty palms before a test? Does she feel this before meeting someone new for the first time? …

Neurofeedback & Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018

In the late 1960s and 1970s, it was discovered that brainwaves could be retrained or reconditioned (Hammond, 2011)….

An Introduction to Play Therapy

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2018

Play Therapy is a therapeutic approach based on developmental principles. It is a process where the child chooses objects, symbols or types of play to express their inner concerns or work through particular problems.

The Pros and Cons of Screen Time and Learning a Balanced Approach

Monday, October 3, 2016

Screen time is a hot topic lately and many of you have probably heard about the negative effects of too much screen time,…

Fall Stress and The River of Wellbeing

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2016

Fall is a time of year that naturally comes with some change which goes hand in hand with increased stress. …

Sandplay Therapy

MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016

Sandplay Therapy, a psychotherapeutic approach for children and adults, was developed in Switzerland by Dora M. Kalff in the late 1950s….

What Should Parents Do When Anxious Kids Mess Up?

TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016

Here are some tips, you can do at home to help your child manage his or her anxiety…

Does Your Child Have ADHD?

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013

Learn what it really means when a child is diagnosed with ADHD and some helpful strategies based on the science of the brain….