Posts by: Jemma Helfman, ClinPsyD., C.Psych.

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Social Development In Children

Social Development In Children   We all know how important it is to have friendships, people we like and who like us, and people we...

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Child-Led Play Enhances Parent-Child Relationships And Social Development In Children

Child-Led Play Enhances Parent-Child Relationships And Social Development In Children   What is Child-Led Play? Child-led play is a...

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Having Severe Depression Symptoms While Pregnant And After? How To Get Help

Having Severe Depression Symptoms While Pregnant And After? How To Get Help   Both men and women can have difficulties adapting to the...

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What Are Signs Of Depression In My Child?

What Are Signs Of Depression In My Child? Depression is more than just feeling down. It is an all-encompassing feeling that affects a young...

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Sleep Problems in Children

What Counts As Sleep Problems? Whether a child’s sleep is a problem or not is determined in part by culture, recipe family and the...

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10 Tips For Helping Your Child’s Sleep Problem

10 Useful Tips For Your Child’s Sleep Problem   1. Your Child’s Environment To begin reducing any sleep problem, make sure...

Dr. Jemma Helfman discusses what mental health diagnosis means for your child, and what the pros and cons of seeking medical diagnosis can be. | Psychology | Pediatrics | DrDina.ca

The Pros and Cons of Mental Health Diagnosis

There are pros and cons to mental health diagnosis. What does it mean for your child? From the time they arrive in to our lives, buy we...

How to Respond to Children When Going Through Separation and Divorce

How to Respond to Children When Going Through Separation and Divorce

Telling your child or children that you are going through separation and divorce from your partner (their other parent) is a hard thing to...

Helping Your Child Through Separation and Divorce

Helping Your Child Through Separation and Divorce

The decision to separate or divorce from your partner is often a difficult one.  When you have children together, it is even more...

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What Does Anxiety Feel Like For Kids? How To Prep Your Child to Start School

What Does Anxiety Feel Like For Kids? How To Prep Your Child to Start School   As you start thinking about your child going to school...

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What Are Signs Of Depression And Anxiety During Pregnancy And After Baby?

What Are Signs Of Depression And Anxiety During Pregnancy And After Baby?   Pregnancy is a time of physical and emotional change. Each...

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Does Your Child Have Mild To Severe Depression Symptoms? 5 Ways To Help Your Child If You Think They Are Depressed

Does Your Child Have Mild To Severe Depression Symptoms? 5 Ways To Help Your Child If You Think They Are Depressed   In previous blogs...

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Bible Story For Kids – Making Passover And Easter Stories Appropriate For Young Children

Bible Story For Kids – Making Passover And Easter Stories Appropriate For Young Children   As the holidays approach, viagra 100mg...

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Types of Child Temperament

Types of Child Temperament   Becoming a parent is an exciting and often daunting prospect. The media is full of images of happy...