The Innovative Dad

A psychologist’s blog about raising and educating children through the lens innovation.

Top Things Parents Should Know about Play

Have you heard that doctors are prescribing play for their young patients? How do we as parents support that prescription and what should we know about the importance of play. Join the Innovative Dad as we discuss the benefits of play and how to help encourage it.

Thinking Differently about Our Kids’ Fears

By now, you’ve probably seen the enchanting video of a pediatrician distracting a baby from his injections by playfully poking and running the syringe (with the cap on!) over the baby’s body (if you haven’t, you can see it here). It’s cute, adorable, and clearly...

A Professional Update and a New Endeavor

I'm excited to share with you that I am launching my new private practice and will begin working with clients starting in October in Montgomery County, MD.  If you regularly follow this blog, you know that I'm a licensed psychologist with over 15 years of experience...