MIDDLE SCHOOL GIRLS. What comes to mind when you hear those words? Moody? Self-absorbed? Preoccupied with peers? I often hear parents ask, “What happened to my sweet little girl?” or “Why doesn’t she open up to me?” As a parent, you may feel frustrated, confused, or sad about your daughter’s behaviors, especially if she did not […]
About Beth Chung
Beth Chung, MSMFT, AMFT is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. She graduated with a master’s of science in Marriage and Family Therapy from The Family Institute at Northwestern University. She is passionate about working with children who have emotional and behavioral challenges. She is also dedicated to collaborating with families to provide effective coping skills, enhance an encouraging home environment, and support positive family relationships. In her graduate training, Beth worked extensively with youth dealing with a variety of issues, including: depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, emotion regulation difficulties, and school/social challenges. She also worked with families facing: behavior management/parenting challenges, parent-child relational difficulties, separation/divorce, and transitional issues. She is excited to continue to serve youth and families at North Shore Pediatric Therapy!
With recent advances in internet technology, we are able to communicate readily and quickly with long-distance friends and relatives; find information through search engines that connect us to multiple sources; and even have access to engaging, child-friendly websites that assist in teaching! The internet also presents possible dangers, however, and parents may find themselves wondering how […]
High-powered finance executive by day, devoted wife and mother of two by night. “I don’t know how she does it!” How does she balance her career path with her family life? The movie “I don’t know how she does it,” starring Sarah Jessica Parker, sets out to explore this age-old question. So how do you […]
We are at that time of year-school supply lists, the cooling down of summer, and the fall wardrobe advertisements can only mean one thing: it is “back to school” time! Transitioning back to school can seem overwhelming as it is, but the shift from elementary to middle school can create unique changes and challenges for […]