Recent articles written for media:
What all that screen time could be doing to children
The Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 September 2020
New issue in food allergy: Specific Phobia of anaphylaxis (PDF)
Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 23 July 2020
Medical Mystery: Why was woman having violent thoughts about her loved ones?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 May 2020
How school closings due to coronavirus are helping parents see benefits of later start times for teens
Philadelphia Inquirer, 29 April 2020
To protect teens mental health, keep them moving
Philadelphia Inquirer, 26 March 2020
Medical Mystery: The healthy young woman who feared losing control
Philadelphia Inquirer, 27 November 2019
The (Extremely) Picky Eaters Clinic: A pilot trial of a 7-session group behavioral intervention for parents of children with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 1 August 2019
Anxiety in kids is real. But so is their parents’ power to heal them
Philadelphia Inquirer, 24 April 2019
Insomnia in teens, and ways to solve the problem
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 2019
Black children are suffering higher rates of depression and anxiety. What's going on?
Philly.com, 11 December 2018
Domestic Abuse: Long lasting effects on women and their children.
Philly.com, 25 October 2018
Fathers are at risk for postpartum depression, too.
Philadelphia Inquirer, 5 August 2018.
Tips for talking to kids about suicide
Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 June 2018
Summer break shouldn’t always mean a ‘drug holiday’ for kids with ADHD.
Philly.com, 1 June 2018.
Does screen time steal happiness from teens?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 4 February 2018.
ADHD diagnosis may be affected by a child’s birthday, study finds.
Philadelphia Inquirer, 19 November, 2017.
How adults can save teens from drowsy-driving crashes
Philadelphia Inquirer, 20 August 2017
How to help children overcome a fear of dogs.
Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 June 2017
American parents are miserable. How can we help them?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 3 April 2017
Medical Mystery: Was child plagued by fear of choking or PTSD?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 December 2016
Trending data: A small increase in suicide rates for black boys
philly.com, 29 November 2016
What’s the takeaway from the latest data on kids and suicide?
philly.com, 15 November 2016
Why one child psychologist hates homework
Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 September 2016
Kids and trauma: When does it require treatment?
philly.com, 23 August 2016
Should your teen wear exercise clothes to therapy?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 July 2016
Medical Mystery: Why is this teen so miserable?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 May 2016
What happens to kids when their fathers kill their mothers?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 2 April 2016
Medical Mystery: Boy was uninterested in trying other foods
Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 March 2016
ADHD and girls: It’s not what you expect
Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 February 2016
A closer look at study reporting ADHD medications cause sleep problems in kids
Philadelphia Inquirer, 6 December 2015
Medical Mystery: Why is teen socially isolating herself?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 15 October 2015
Can anxiety disorders be prevented in kids?
philly.com, 7 October 2015
Research: Meds for ADHD don't cause tics
Philadelphia Inquirer, 20 September 2015
Picky eating can be a sign of deeper troubles
Philadelphia Inquirer, 9 August 2015
My teen can be so irritable! Is that normal?
philly.com 6 July 2015
"Inside Out" has lessons for child and parent
Philadelphia Inquirer 5 July 2015
Self-control may be why girls outdo boys on tests
Philadelphia Inquirer, 7 June 2015
Medical Mystery: Why is young picky eater's palate so limited?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 31 May 2015
Why sleepy teens are falling to their knees
Anxiety.org, 27 May 2015
Medical Mystery: Twins talk to parents, but never to anyone else
Philadelphia Inquirer, 3 May 2015
Does your child still have difficulty swallowing pills?
philly.com, 20 April 2015
Successful cognitive behavioral therapy for kids could lead to fewer suicidal thoughts
philly.com, 9 March 2015
New sleep guidelines little changed, but a worthwhile reminder
Philadelphia Inquirer, 1 March 2015
Emetophobia: Is your child afraid of vomit?
Anxiety.org, 25 February 2015
How to tame your child's fear of the dentist
Anxiety.org, 21 January 2015
How to Get Your Picky Eater to Try New Foods
Anxiety.org, 13 January 2015
Positive psychology and enjoying the holidays
Philadelphia Inquirer, 28 December 2014
The power of effective praise
philly.com, 25 November 2014
Selective Mutism: The "New" Anxiety Disorder on the Block
Anxiety.org, 31 October 2014
10 tips for parents to extract dental fears
philly.com, 23 September 2015
Why your teen probably needs more sleep
philly.com, 14 September 2014
Medical Mystery: 9-year-old girl suddenly fearful of getting sick
Published in Philadelphia Inquirer, 25 August 2014
How do I talk to my kids about suicide?
philly.com, 20 August 2014
Suicide epidemic has no end in sight
philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 17 August 2014
ADHD medications and suicide risk: Is there a connection?
philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 13 July 2014
Depression and kids: Why anti-depressants shouldn't be ruled out
philly.com, 24 June 2014
'Fat' label on a child can predict later obesity
philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 18 May 2014
Help your picky eater eat a variety of foods
philly.com, 2 April 2014
Teens having problems? First check their sleep.
philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 16 March 2014
How can teens recover from sexual abuse?
philly.com / Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 March 2014
Is picky eating harmful?
philly.com, 20 February 2014
What's a trich disorder?
philly.com, 3 December 2013
School refusal and kids: What can you do?
philly.com, 25 November 2013
Are you more likely to buy athlete-endorsed food products?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 11 October 2013
Do bullied children experience more health problems?
Philadelphia Inquirer, 22 September 2013
What are tic disorders?
philly.com, 11 September 2013
Helping kids who have difficulty swallowing pills
philly.com, 17 July 2013
What are good resources on OCD?
philly.com, 2 July 2013
Postpartum depression: The importance of getting help
philly.com, 15 April 2013
Five ways to help your child overcome needle fears
philly.com, 29 November 2012
Taking the sting out of kids' needle fears and phobias
philly.com, 28 November 2012
Drowsy driving creates danger for teens
philly.com, 26 September 2012
Diagnosing and Treating OCD
/ Behavioral Health