Notes from a Child Psychologist

Dr. Tasha Brown

Welcome to the “Notes from a Child Psychologist Podcast”, a place for parents who aspire to be intentional about meeting their child’s mental health needs. The “Notes From a Child Psychologist Podcast” is hosted by Dr. Tasha Brown, a licensed clinical psychologist. In her clinical practice, Dr. Brown provides a wide variety of evidence-based clinical services to parents and children. Dr. Brown is passionate about helping the individuals she works with function adequately at home, school, and in their communities. She is EXCITED about using this platform to help parents make decisions about their children’s everyday lives. Each week the podcast will explore topics that directly impact the mental health of children. Parents will walk away with facts, resources, and practical tools that will help them make decisions for their children and family that work for them! read less
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Episodes

Ways to Identify if your Child is Struggling With Their Mental Health this Summer
Jun 30 2023
Ways to Identify if your Child is Struggling With Their Mental Health this Summer
It is finally Summertime! This is the perfect time for your child to take a step back from the pressures of the school year, and have some fun. Summer boasts endless opportunities for growth in all aspects of your child’s life. Your family may have fun activities planned, summer camp on the calendar, or a trip to visit family coming up. Though it is easy to get wrapped up in our newfound free time, it is important for parents to remain checked in to their child’s mental well-being. With your child spending more time at home, you may note some behaviors and habits of theirs that you may not have noticed before.On this week’s episode of the podcast, our second installment in the summer series, we will cover warning signs that your child may be struggling with their mental health during the summer months. Join me as I identify behaviors and changes in your child’s mood that could be cause for concern. In addition to this, we will be discussing the difference between developmentally normal changes in mood, and abnormal indicators that your child’s mental health is at risk. Let’s ensure that your child has the safe and relaxing summer they deserve!Note of the week: https://childmind.org/article/strategies-for-a-successful-summer-break/Website- https://www.drtashabrown.com/Email Address- dr.tashabrown7@gmail.comInstagram- https://www.instagram.com/dr.tashabrown/Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/dr.tashabrown7Twitter- https://twitter.com/DrTashaBEpisode Produced by Kate Saluti Support the Show.
Making Your Child's Mental Health A Priority This Holiday Season
Nov 30 2022
Making Your Child's Mental Health A Priority This Holiday Season
Although it seems like we were just preparing for back to school, it’s that time of year again- Holiday Season!!!!!!No matter what you celebrate or how you choose to celebrate, the holiday season can be an exciting time for many parents, caregivers, and their children. During this time, many start engaging in family traditions, traveling, spending time with relatives and friends, engaging in fun activities, and thinking about the upcoming new year.On this week’s episode of the podcast, we are talking all about how you can make your child’s mental health a priority this holiday season. The holiday season can be triggering for many of us, including children, and it is super important that parents and caregivers are aware of the best ways to help the children in their lives cope and transition throughout the holiday season. The episode includes practical tips that you can use this holiday season to help support your children. On the episode, I share how you can manage your expectations, maintain a routine, give your child time and space when they need it, monitor your child’s mood and behavior, and so much more!How are you making your child’s mental health a priority this holiday season?Note of the week- Click Here for Article Podcast Episode – Why Children LOVE routine- Even when they seem hard!How to Find me!Website- https://www.drtashabrown.com/Email Address- dr.tashabrown7@gmail.comInstagram- https://www.instagram.com/dr.tashabrown/Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/dr.tashabrown7Support the Show.
Thankful For Ya! - How to Tell Your Children You are Thankful for Them!
Nov 22 2022
Thankful For Ya! - How to Tell Your Children You are Thankful for Them!
Although it seems like we were just preparing for back to school, it’s that time of year again- Holiday Season!!!!!!No matter what you celebrate or how you choose to celebrate, the holiday season can be an exciting time for many parents, caregivers, and their children. During this time, many start engaging in family traditions, traveling, spending time with relatives and friends, engaging in fun activities, and thinking about the upcoming new year. In the hustle and bustle of this season, it is important to take into consideration your child’s emotional and mental health.This week many of us will be reflecting on the things we are thankful for. Many of the parents and caregivers I work with talk about how amazing their children are. This week is the perfect time to tell your children you appreciate them and let them know how they contribute to your life.On this week's episode of the podcast, I am talking about the importance of praising your children! It is easy to get caught up in constantly redirecting or criticizing your child's behavior. We know, that children thrive when parents and caregivers are intentional about praising and affirming them. Join me as I provide the definition of praise, give examples or praise, and discuss the many benefits of praise! Website- https://www.drtashabrown.com/Email Address- dr.tashabrown7@gmail.comInstagram- https://www.instagram.com/dr.tashabrown/Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/dr.tashabrown7Support the Show.
Understanding how your Child’s Mental Health Impacts Their Learning
Oct 4 2022
Understanding how your Child’s Mental Health Impacts Their Learning
With the start of the new school year, it is SO important that we talk about what your child needs to succeed. We know that success looks different for EVERY child. One major way we set children up for success during the school year is to think critically about the many ways that we can support their Mental health, and that's what this series is about.This is the LAST episode of the Back-to-School Series. The series has been AMAZING, and I hope you had the opportunity to listen to all the episodes!!!This week we have the amazing Dr. Jessica Meister. In this episode, we talk about how your child’s mental health can impact their learning. We covered so much including how children become aware of their learning differences and how these differences can impact their self-esteem.  We discussed how the narratives children create about their academic functioning impact their mental health.  Dr. Meister shared how important it is for caregivers to think critically about their child’s behavior and the importance of your child’s learning environment. We ended the episode with Dr. Meister’s top tips on what cues parents and caregivers can take into consideration when their child is having difficulty in the school setting. Note of the weekConnect with Me!Website- https://www.drtashabrown.comEmail Address- Dr.tashabrown7@gmail.comInstagram- https://www.instagram.com/dr.tashabrown/Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/dr.tashabrown7Get In Touch With Dr. MeisterWebsite: https://www.drjessicameister.com/Email: dr.jessicameister@gmail.comInstagram: dr.jessicameister Support the Show.