Summit Center Blog

Changing Schools, Changing Lives

Changing Schools, Changing Lives

By Dr. Lisa White, Licensed Psychologist, Summit Center Jonah was miserable at his highly-regarded public school. He had a hard time finding friends, and for years he had been bullied, both physically and emotionally, by other boys in his grade. He was...

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Taking Time Out from Tech

Taking Time Out from Tech

by Melanie Soloway, J.D., C.P.E. Earlier this year, I wrote an article about the importance of setting limits.  I also discussed how sticking to them is the stickiest part.  As a mother of three teens, I can assure you that I have experienced plenty of challenges...

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Homework 101, by Dr. Dan Peters

“Why do I need to do more work after I have been at school all day?“ “I never get any free time! I have school all day then homework when I get home!” “Why do we have to do the same thing over and over when I already know it?” Do these questions and pleas sound...

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5 Steps to Be an Aware Parent, by Dr. Dan Peters

5 Steps to Be an Aware Parent, by Dr. Dan Peters

Parenting is not about getting it “right” and there is no way to be a “perfect” parent. I say this as someone has spent a lot of time trying to do the “right” thing “perfectly”. Parenting humbles us and tests us in ways we couldn’t have imagined. There is no manual...

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