This blog is focused primarily on the needs, requirements, and expectations of mental health professionals and their collaborative partners such as primary care physicians, teachers, criminal justice professionals, human service workers. The public at large is welcome to participate because members of the public are the most important stakeholders in the mental health of our communities. As mental health professionals our primary ethical commitment is to our patients, their families, and their communities.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

"Parenting" isn't a job, it's a relationship

Developmental psychologist Alison Gopnik has done more than just 'think of the children', she wrote a book – and it rules favorably for free play and the end of scholastic parenting. Gopnik's latest book is "The Gardener and the Carpenter: What the New Science of Child Development Tells Us about the Relationship Between Parents and Children"

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