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.
It can be difficult in the best of years to weather the winter months and this year with its COVID-19 restrictions is going to be even harder. Join Dr. Ari Yares, psychologist and parent coach, to learn how to work through these challenges and emerge into the spring...
A positive attitude is most of the hard work behind accomplishing big things. But how do we teach our children how to develop a positive attitude? How do we motivate them to try new things or continue with things with which they are struggling? Here are 8 ways to help your children develop a positive attitude.
It's cold outside and time to start thinking of warm drinks and sitting by the fire. While you are sipping your hot chocolate, take a moment to use it to practice breathing calming and pushing the holiday stress away. Watch this video to learn how you and your kids...