The Power of Positive Reinforcement

The Power of Positive Reinforcement

For whatever goals we may have for children, one of the most successful tools we have to help them is to give positive feedback. Sometimes this is easier said than done. Because we are bombarded by bad news in the media and because our brains tend to naturally notice...
Not Your Traditional Way To Help Anxiety

Not Your Traditional Way To Help Anxiety

Alicia Kollmar MS, OTR/L Before I became an occupational therapist, I worked as a nursing aide in a psychiatric hospital where there was one ward for women who were diagnosed with a personality disorder. Most, if not all, had a history of abuse and extreme anxiety....