Making a difference in the lives of children since 1967.
Since 1967, our offices in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan have been offering individuals, students, and families the caring educational and psychological help they need. Our staff includes a multi-disciplinary team of certified licensed and highly experienced: Teachers, Educational Specialists, Psychologists, Licensed Counselors, and Career Counselors. Highlights and specialties are listed for each of our team of professionals, from Student Coaching to Aspergers and Autism, the vast array of specialties assist in choosing from our dedicated professionals.
Current Psychological Research with Children Suggests
White children may be more likely to be both diagnosed with and given medication for ADHD. This may because their parents are more likely to see ADHD as a health condition-as opposed to poor behavior stemming from bad parenting-than parents of other races and ethnicities.
CBS Health Cognitive Test
Keller Clinic uses a leading cognitive assessment platform, CBS Health, to quickly measure brain health using a video game-like approach devised to engage participants of all ages. These measures help to assess, monitor, and manage core areas of cognition to ensure that participants are on the right track.
If CBS Health sounds like something you or your child is interested in or if you have any questions, please give us a call at (248) 338-1700 or email us using our contact form.
Teenagers Report Growing Anxiety. Maybe That’s Rational.
Concerns about adolescent mental health were rising before the pandemic: Teens had been reporting poor mental health at higher rates. Between 2009 and 2019, the percentage of teens who reported having “persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness” rose from 26 percent to 37 percent. In 2021, the figure rose to 44 percent.
The Potential Dangers of Too Much Screen Time
By Dr. Mitch Parker
Research is beginning to suggest that 8 to 11-year-old children who exceed screen time recommendations score lower on cognitive tests and that the combination of extended screen time, too little sleep, and lack of physical activity may be associated with negative mental health outcomes. In younger children, the more time they spend on screens, the less likely are they to read books. It is also possible that children who spend hours on the screen lose or do not develop social skills necessary for in-person interaction.