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So far Barbara Pedalino has created 26 blog entries.

Developing a Healthy Self-Concept

Developing a self-concept begins early in life. It begins with infancy when parents make eye contact and smile as they talk, sing and cuddle with […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Parenting, Preschool|0 Comments

What is Pediatric Bipolar Disorder?

Published on Google Docs: Bipolar mood changes are called “mood episodes.” Your child may have manic episodes, depressive episodes, or “mixed” episodes.

By |October 15th, 2015|Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

Portrait of a Child with Bipolar Disorder

Published on Google Docs: Some parents question whether their child might have Bipolar Disorder. He has moments of being affectionate, then suddenly he transformed to […]

By |October 15th, 2015|Bipolar Disorder|0 Comments

Desert Health News Article

This is an excerpt from an article I had published in The Desert Health News:
Anxiety is described as worries of academic challenges, whether they will […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Anxiety|0 Comments

What To Be When You Grow Up

If you can imagine it, you can achieve it.
If you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward
What would you like […]

By |September 30th, 2015|Anxiety, Psychotherapy|0 Comments

Little Things That Matter

Have you ever felt that life was so busy, that it was hard to find time to enjoy the little things in life that truly […]

By |September 24th, 2015|Depression, Psychotherapy|0 Comments


Take the risk to learn about the magic that’s in your heart.
Believe in yourself and become aware that
you can do what you really want to […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Anxiety, Depression, Kids, Psychotherapy|0 Comments


Back to school emotions tend to exacerbate psychological problems. Anxiety, depression and excitement are intertwined. Imagine students with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) with all […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|ADHD, Bullying Behavior, Depression, Kids|0 Comments


Everyone feels sad, blue or down-in-the-dumps on occasion. You may even feel “depressed”. However, diagnosable depression is much more intense and interferes with your daily […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Depression|0 Comments

Autism Spectrum Disorder


Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) experience deficits in social communication, have narrow, fixated interests, stereotypic repetitive behaviors and sensory sensitivities. Their problems range on […]

By |September 23rd, 2015|Autism Spectrum|0 Comments