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.
Growing up, I didn't have a lot of exposure to Mexican food. Sure, we occasionally had tacos, but it wasn't a cuisine that we went out to eat. In fact, my idea of a Mexican meal was to microwave a platter of tortilla chips with salsa and cheese on them which is...
I didn't think that we were going to be one of those houses that was going to get an Alexa. I was wrong. We now have one in almost every room of the house. The voice-controlled speaker provides more than just a place to stream music or ask ridiculous questions. Over...
Breakfast for dinner?! Can you really do that? The answer to that is a resounding yes! Maybe it's my Jersey upbringing and my fascination with diners where you can get breakfast food at any time of day. Or maybe it's just that it's a meal that I can guarantee that my...
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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