Anger Issues with Your Child

April 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Ask Dr. Vicki, Discipline

Dear Dr. Vicki, I have an 11 year old daughter and am trying to help her with “anger management”. So far we have been doing better with talking about it, and (she’s) counting to 10, taking deep breathes, walking away. . . .and I have tried to be calm in responding and then I “ignore” any junk behavior. Then I go on to a “normal” question and she seems to fall... 

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Parents Death on the Rise

November 30, 2005 by  
Filed under Teenagers/Tweens

Teenagers who kill aren’t really getting more common, but two recent high-profile homicides—plus the case of an 18-year old charged with killing his Melbourne father and stepmother—bring the issue into sharp focus. “I do think these cases are very shocking, so I think they’re going to get a lot of press,” said psychologist (Dr.) Vicki Panaccione, who sees a disturbing trend among teenagers... 

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