If you feel that your child is having difficulty at school or home and may be struggling with a learning disorder (dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia), attention disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, or other psychological & cognitive concerns, psychoeducational testing can help provide an understanding of those challenges and recommendations on how to better support your child.
Child and Adolescent Therapy
Therapy or counseling can help support a child or adolescent 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.
School is just around the corner. Shifting from the freedom of summer to the structure of the school year can be jarring for kids and their parents. What can we do to help make the upcoming school year better for our children? How can we as parents help set them up for success as learners? Join us for a three-part series to help your child start the school year off on the right foot.
Each event is $20 per person. Click on the event to purchase or contact the Metropolitan Pediatrics office to purchase all three for $45.
Online Parenting Courses
View a list of available courses here.
About Dr. Yares
Dr. Ari Yares is a licensed psychologist and former private school principal. He has more than fifteen years of professional experience working with parents and children facing learning and behavioral challenges.
As parents, we always want to swoop and solve all of our kids' problems. The challenge with steamrolling everything out of the way is that it greatly reduces our children's abilities to be resilient and develop grit. https://youtu.be/1La-VJ8NEmk More Problem Solving...
Building basic math skills in our kids is not just important for future school success. Understanding math is a fundamental part of understanding the world around us. Even if you are math-phobic, you can still help your child see the math in the world around them....
Who doesn't want their kids to show more gratitude? Encouraging kids to be thankful can be a challenge, though. Turning it into a gratitude game or activity can make saying thank you just a little bit more fun. https://youtu.be/APwusZHhoqg More Gratitude Game...