because when we understand each other better, we can love each other better.
and that, I believe, is what we are here on earth to do.

THINKPRINT: know your mind

Welcome!  I am a neuropsychologist with many years experience working with children, teens and adults with all kinds of struggles, with learning,  attention, behavior,  relationships,  mood,  motivation,  and memory.  What I do best is to give you a better understanding of yourself (or your child), both strengths and vulnerabilities, to help you find the best path forward.

Calming Emotions

September 5, 2017

One of the most challenging moments in parenting is when our children are upset.  We are wired to experience distress in response to our child’s distress (we call it empathy) so that we are motivated to care for them – feed them when they’re hungry, bundle them when they’re cold, and so on. However, children Continue Reading

Some Wonderful Schools

August 1, 2017

Here are links to some wonderful schools: Franklin Academy:  https://fa-ct.org Green Chimneys: http://www.greenchimneys.org/ Kildonan School:   https://www.kildonan.org Mead School:  https://www.meadschool.org Villa Maria:  http://villamariaedu.org Windward School: http://thewindwardschool.org  

Memory Loss: What You Need to Know

August 1, 2017

We all forget things. More things, it seems, as we get older. But when you are concerned about memory loss, it is not at all helpful when others are dismissive – “Oh, that happens to me all the time!” or even competitive – “That’s nothing! The other day, I couldn’t remember my own phone number!” Continue Reading