Hi! I’m Dr. Ari Yares, The Innovative Dad.
ONLINE COURSE: Dealing with Temper Tantrums and Other Behavioral Challenges
Temper tantrums can be hard to deal with. They stress us out and we get embarrassed when others see us and our child at our worst. Learn concrete strategies to help manage your child’s behavior when it goes off the rails.
The Innovative Dad
A psychologist’s blog about raising and educating children through the lens innovation.
Someone once said that no plan survives encounter with the enemy. While this was probably intended as a reflection on the challenges of planning for war, I've frequently noticed that this also applies for my meal planning efforts. In our case, however, it's not enemy...
Ingredients Mexican rice - we make our using this recipe in the Instant Pot. Refried beans - also an easy dish to prepare in the Instant Pot. No overnight soaking of the beans! Enchilada sauce Cheese - we use a blend of shredded cheese but you can add mozzarella,...
This week, when I asked my kids for input into what we should eat, I was met with a table full of blank stares. Needless to say, this wasn't encouraging. Clearly, a dose of inspiration was needed. One of my kids grabbed a kid-friendly cookbook and started calling out...
Therapy or counseling can help support a child or teen through a variety of challenges from dealing with depression and anxiety to supporting better executive functioning.
Raising children can be challenging and sometimes feels isolating. We’re often overwhelmed and unsure of where to look for support. If you are looking to feel more confident in your parenting skills, then parent coaching may be for you.
Sometimes we need more information about our children to help us be better parents and support them in school. Psychoeducational testing can help provide that insight.
Hello! I’m Dr. Ari Yares
I am a licensed psychologist based in Maryland with offices in North Bethesda and Germantown. I trained as a school psychologist at Temple University and formerly supervised special education evaluations for preschool age children in the District of Columbia.
I have previously worked as the Head of School at Gross Schechter Day School, Upper School Principal of the Schechter School of Long Island, Head of Middle School at Krieger Schechter Day School, and a school psychologist for the Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
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