If you want to know more about how to support your infant, child or teen’s development in the context of the underlying neuroscience, this interview with an expert Infant, Child and Teen Psychiatrist will shed welcome light. Dr. Jean Clinton combines her decades of clinical psychiatry practice with her passion to serve as a knowledge translator of the advances in neuroscience to offer practical and impactful advice for parents and educators. She keeps the emphasis on what parents can manage: the goal is progress, not perfection. Dr. Clinton also stresses that you need a community as a parent; don’t go it alone.

For more about Dr Clinton, please see her website

Her book Love Builds Brains is available on here.

Dr Clinton also mentioned a few resources including Teen Mental Health and Anxiety Canada and School Mental Health Ontario. All of these websites have tonnes of information about mental health in children and teens. Check them out!

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