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.
My best cooking weeks (from a parenting perspective) is when I can get the kids in the kitchen to help out. For me, this has always been tricky. I like cooking and it creates an escape for me from the other areas of life where I have less control and instant...
With the school year underway, it's time to talk about the school lunch again. One unanticipated benefit of virtual learning was the reduction of stress around lunch. Generally, the kids had enough time to heat something up in the microwave, make a sandwich, or even...
Last week, I was worried that our routine was so new that I didn't know how to plan for it. This week, I'm feeling rushed, even though the week hasn't even started. The frenetic pace of the school year is here and I'm feeling it. In my head, I want to have more time...
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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