Published Articles and Blogs

Blogs Published with 'Psychology Today':

Psychology Today, “COVID-19 Back to School- Our Parent Worries” August 2929

Psychology Today, “What I’ve Learned as a Working Parent During Covid-19” July 2020

Psychology Today, “Setting Up Your Child’s Covid-19 Summer” June 2020

Psychology Today, “Does My Child Have a Learning Disability?” June 2020

Psychology Today, “How do I Re-Enter the COVID-19 World” May 2020

Psychology Today, “Quarantine 2020: It’s Okay to Grieve” April 2020

Psychology Today, “Mama, Take Care of Yourself During Covid-19” April 2020

Psychology Today, “Homeschooling Strategies for Your Child With Special Needs” March 2020

Psychology Today, “Experiencing the Unimaginable” February 2020

Psychology Today, “Parenting Lessons from my Poinsettia” January 2020

Psychology Today, “Parenting is Not About Controlling Your Child” January 2020

Psychology Today, “I Need to Be More Present as a Mom” November 2019

​​Psychology Today, “Parenting from our Childhood Wounds” October 2019

Psychology Today, “3 Ways to Grow Independent Children” September 2019

Psychology Today, “Mama, You are Enough” August 2019

Psychology Today, “Why Is My Kid So Behavioral?” July 2019

Psychology Today, “The Do’s and Don’ts of Raising an Anxious Teen” April 2019

Psychology Today, “5 Strategies to Guide You Through Your Next IEP Meeting” March 2019

Psychology Today, “Are We the Path of Least Resistance Parenting Generation?” February 2019

Psychology Today “Parenting ain’t Easy: Raising Resilient children by re-visiting our Parent’s Old School Ways” February 2019

Psychology Today, “Getting College Ready: Preparing High School Seniors to Become College Freshmen” January 2019

Psychology Today, “Working Together to Parent a Child With Special Needs” January 2019

Blogs Published With 'NJ Family Magazine'

Blogs Published with 'Relationship, Development & Transformation':

Relationship, Development & Transformation: “Grief During the 2020 Quarantine” July 2020

Relationship, Development & Transformation: Practicing Self-Care During Covid-19 July 2020

Relationship, Development & Transformation: “Tips for the Overwhelmed Parent During the Coronavirus” June 2020

Relationship, Development & Transformation: “Talking to Your Kids About Covid-19” June 2020

Relationship, Development & Transformation: “Parenting is Not a Power Struggle” May 2020

Relationship, Development & Transformation: “Engaging Home School Stategies for Your Child with Special Needs” May 2020

Blogs Published with 'The Mighty':

The Mighty: “6 Back to School Fears You’re Not the Only One Having,” August 2020

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “If You’re Still Consumed With Toxic Worry During Covid-19,” July 2020

The Mighty, “The Anxious Thoughts of an Anxious Mama During Covid-19” June 2020

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “To The Parent Feeling Overwhelmed by the COVID-19 Pandemic” April 2020

The Mighty, “Letter to COVID-19” April 2020

The Mighty, “Tips for Parents Feeling Overwhelmed During the Covid-19 Pandemic.” April 2020

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “What to Do When Your Child on the Autism Spectrum’s Routine Is Disrupted by the Coronavirus” March 2020

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “3 Helpful This for When You’re Feeling Like a Burned Out Mama” January 2020

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “How to Care for Your Mental Health While Caring for Your Child’s Needs” August 2019

Translated in Spanish on The Mighty, “Por Favor, Dejen de Castigar a los Niños Por Sus Discapacidades Invisibles” July 2019

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “Stress, PTSD, and Parents of Kids with Disabilities” June 2019

The Mighty, “Stress, PTSD, and Parents of Kids with Disabilities” June 2019

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “What I Wish I Could Tell My Anxious, Younger Self”  June 2019.

The Mighty, “What I Wish I Could Tell My Anxious, Younger Self”  June 2019

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: ​​ The Mighty, “Signs that Parents of Kids with Disabilities Need to Seek Professional Help for their
Mental Health”
March 2019

The Mighty, “Signs that Parents of Kids with Disabilities Need to Seek Professional Help for their Mental Health March 2019

The Mighty, “How I Manage my Time As an Anxious Mom of a Child with Special Needs” January 2019

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “How To Talk To Your Child About the Birds and the Bees”December 2018

The Mighty, “How To Talk To Your Child About the Birds and the Bees” December 2018

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty, “This is What Anxiety Looks Like When You Are Parenting a Child With Disabilities” December 2018.​​

The Mighty, “This is What Anxiety Looks Like When You Are Parenting a Child With Disabilities” December 2018.​​

The Mighty, “What School Supports Are Available For My Child With Anxiety?” November 2018

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: The Mighty “The Parenting Experience of Raising Kids With Disabilities that We Can Relate To” November 2018

The Mighty, “The Parenting Experience Of Raising Kids With Disabilities That We Can Relate To” November 2018

The Mighty, “Heartbreaking Photo Shows The Realities Of Bullying And Anxiety” November 2018

Featured on Yahoo Lifestyle: ​​ The Mighty, “Please Stop Punishing Kids for their Invisible Disabilities” October 2018.​

Blogs Published With 'Shield Healthcare':

Shield Healthcare, “Does My Child Have A Learning Disability?” July 2020

Shield Healthcare, “The Summer Slide: 5 Ways to Keep Your Children Productive” July 2020

Shield Healthcare, “Practical Ways to Help Your Child Combat Anxious Feelings” June 2020

Shield Healthcare, “Childhood Bullying: Know the Signs and How to Talk to Your Child” March 2020

Shield Healthcare, “Parenting a Child With ADHD,” February 2020

Shield Healthcare, “3 Ways to Connect With Our Children ,” February 2020

Shield Healthcare, “How to Best Support Your Child with a Learning Disability,” January 2020

Shield Healthcare, “What is Re-evaluation and Does My Child Need One,” December 2019

Shield Healthcare, “Choosing a Child Psychological Evaluation: School Based vs. Independent,” November 2019

Shield Healthcare, “The Essentials of a Successful School Year,” October 2019

Shield Healthcare, “3 Tips for Creating a Positive Home Environment,” October 2019

Shield Healthcare, “Ways to Teach Social Skills at Home,” September 2019.

Shield Healthcare, “The Myths and Truths of ADHD” September 2019.​

Shield Healthcare, “A Parent’s Cheat Sheet to the August Jitters” August 2019

Shield Healthcare, “How To Put Mommy Time Back into Your Schedule” August 2019

Shield Healthcare, “Transitioning into Summer Time with Children with Special Needs,” July 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “Distributing the Wealth of Household Responsibilities,” June 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “To Medicate or Not To Medicate My Child, That is the Question,” June 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “Coping Strategies for Parents Struggling with PTSD,” May 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “You are Not Alone – Parents of Children with Special Needs Suffering from PTSD,” April 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “4 Questions to Ask Before Your Child’s IEP Annual Review,” April 2019​

Shield Healthcare, “4 Ways to Help Kids with Special Needs Adjust to Change,” March 2019

Shield Healthcare, “Can the Stress of Parenting a Child with PTSD result in a Parent with PTSD?” March 2019

Shield Healthcare, “How to Help Your Socially Isolated Child with High Functioning Autism,”  February 2019

IRS vs. 504 Accommodation Plan vs. IEP.” January 2019.

Shield Healthcare, “Remember Me? The Special Needs of Siblings Of A Child With Special Needs” January 2019

​Shield Healthcare, “School-Based Accommodations For Children With Dyslexia” Nov 2018

Shield Healthcare, “How To Talk To Your Special Needs Child About The Birds And The Bees” September 2018

Shield Healthcare, “How to Talk To Your Special Neds Child About Catastrophic Events” August 2018

Blogs Published with 'The Sonic Signal"

Blogs Published With 'ADDitude Magazine':

ADDitude Magazine: “Quarantine Burnout is a Real (Mental and Physical) Health Risk” July 2020

ADDitude Magazine: “Summer Activities for ADHD KIDS- Distance Learning in the Wild” June 2020

ADDitude Magazine: “My Schedule is in Tatters!” How to Build Routine and Boundaries Now May 2020

Contributor to: ADDitude Magazine: The ADHD Guide to Making & Keeping Friends.

ADDitude Magazine, “Do Video Games Exacerbate ADHD?” December 2018.

ADDitude Magazine, “The Pendulum of Parenting Has Swung Too Far” September 2018.

ADDitude Magazine, “ADHD and Emotional Regulation: A Parent’s Guide” September 2017.

ADDitude Magazine, “Which Is Better: An IEP or a 504 Plan?” February 2015.

ADDitude Magazine, “The Evolution of the Play Date” February 2015.

ADDitude Magazine, “The Parent’s Guide to Executive Functioning Skills” December 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “You Are Not Alone: Support for Parents of Children with ADHD” June 2015.

ADDitude Magazine, “Screen Time That Helps Students with ADHD” April 2015.

ADDitude Magazine, “Your Child Probably Has ADHD. Now What?” November 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “The Importance of a Sensory Diet for your Child” November 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “How to Perform Routine Maintenance on Your Child’s Accommodations” October 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “How to Help Children with Working Memory Deficits” October 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “The Daily Habits of Organized Kids” September 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “Quiet, Sustained Attention Is Not Natural for Our Kids. Here’s What Is.” September 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “Your Recipe for a Successful School Year” August 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “16 Accommodations Built for ADHD Kids” August 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “School Organization Hacks for Kids with ADHD” August 2014.

ADDitude Magazine, “4 Ways to Bring Books to Life” July 2014.

Blogs Published with 'Anxiety.org'

Blogs Published With 'MommyBites':

Blogs Published With Parenting Children with Special Needs Magazine

Blogs Published With 'The Autism Notebook Magazine':

Blogs Published With 'Phase 2 Parenting':

Blogs Published With 'Different Dreams Living"

Different Dream Living, “Anxiety Tamers for a Covid-19 World” June 2020

Different Dream Living, “Annual Review Meeting: 3 Questions to Ask.” March 2020

Different Dream Living, “Preventing Burn-Out While Parenting a Child With Special Needs.” July 2018

Different Dream Living, “September Comes and School Does Too.” July 2018

Different Dream Living, “When is Private Testing Right for a Child Struggling Academically? February 2018

Different Dream Living, “3 Ways to Take a Piece of Summer into the School Year,” September 2017

Different Dream Living, “3 Special Needs Transition Techniques for a New School Year.” August 2017

Different Dream Living, “5 Questions to Ask Before a Child’s IEP Annual Review.” March 2017

Different Dream Living, “3 Special Needs Resolutions For a New Year.” December 2016

Different Dream Living, “When’s the Time for Special Needs Parents to Seek Professional Counseling?” June 2016

Different Dream Living, “Single Parents, Special Needs and PTSD.” February 2016

Different Dream Living, “Coping Strategies for Traumatized Parents of Kids With Special Needs.” January 2016

Different Dream Living, “The Dividing Line Between Trauma and PTSD.” January 2016.

Different Dream Living, “Can Parenting Trauma Lead to PTSD? Pt. 3” December 2015

Different Dream Living, “Special Needs Parenting Stress, Trauma and PTSD, Pt 1.” December 2015

Different Dream Living, “Stress, PTSD, and Parents of Kids with Special Needs.” February 2015

Different Dream Living, “Household Chores for Kids with Special Needs.” February 2014

Different Dream Living, “Holiday Stress Relievers for Moms of Kids with Special Needs.” November 2014

Different Dream Living, “4 Ways to Help Kids with Special Needs Adjust to Change.” September 2013

Different Dream Living, “3 Summer Transition Tips for Kids with Special Needs.” May 2014

Different Dream Living, “3 Ways to Put Mommy Time Back into Your Schedule.” July 2013

Different Dream Living, “Guardianship: What Every Parent Needs to Know.” November 2013

Blogs Published With Various Sources

Romper, “What Selling Girl Scout Cookies Teaches Kids Goes Beyond the Badge” January 2020​​

Nannease, “Consistency In Parenting” August 2018​​

We Have Kids, “Is It Really That Bad To Bribe Our Kids?” December 2018 

Brain Azium, “The Daily Habits of Organized Kids: Simple, Effective Ways to Keep You and your Family Organized and Stress Free” February 2018

Reader’s Digest, “How to Improve Your Toddler’s Fine Motor Skills with These 7 Fun Activities.” September 2017​​

Big City Moms, “How I’m Helping my Children Overcome Shyness” January 2016

Big City Moms, “my kids share everything.” January 2016

mom.me, “I’m afraid i’m failing my middle child.” December 2016

Smart Mom Solutions, “The 15 Minute Power Hour”, August 2015

Par Troy Life Magazine, “How to Set Limits At Home,” April 2014

Par Troy Life Magazine, “Cutting Life’s Clutter” March 2014

Parenting Playground Blog, 5 Simple Ways to Connect with Your Spouse Every Day, January 2013

Child Works Newsletter, October 2012, “Tactfully Speaking to Parents about their Child”

Parent Guide News Magazine, October 2012, “Evolving Treatments: the progression of special need therapies..

Parenting Special Needs Magazine, “Pros & Cons: The School Based vs. Independent Psychological Evaluation”, Sept/October 2012

Parenting Playground Blog, “I Used To Be Your Baby“, September 2012

Mommy Matters, March 2012, “Recognizing the Early Signs of Autism” Featured on Ellen Seidman’s Blog “To the Max” on Parents.Com, March 2012

Parent Guide News Magazine, February 2012, “Mom Knows Best: Recognizing the Early Signs of Autism.

Parent Guide News Magazine, October 2011, “Special Needs Schooling” 

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- Julie C.
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"Dr. Liz is the best! Our family was directed to her by our Pediatrician to assist with figuring out severe mood changes, severe anxiety, strange new fears and food aversion that had come onto one of our children literally overnight. After just a couple of visits, she suggested that the issues may actually be rooted in a physical issue and suggested we immediately take our child to be swabbed for strep, because Dr. Liz suspected PANDAS (a pediatric autoimmune disorder brought on by strep). The same Pediatrician that suggested Dr. Liz would not do the swab (they do not believe in PANDAS and we no longer go there) but I took my child to my doctor who did the swab and it was positive for strep. When our child went on antibiotics, within 24 hours all symptoms went away and our child was back :-) Dr. Liz then recommended a PANDAS specialist who helped us and our child is in complete remission and is happy and healthy. We are incredibly grateful to Dr. Liz for her knowledge of all things, even the most remote and unusual and for helping us so much! Thank you!"
- Anonymous
"The various psycho-educational testing Dr. Liz conducted on our son gave us critical clues about where his learning strengths and weaknesses lie so that his needs could be better addressed at home and school. Moreover, because of their warm, kindhearted personalities, both Dr. Liz and her associate, Stephanie, formed an immediate bond with my son. He eagerly looks forward to his weekly therapy sessions. We are so lucky Dr. Liz came into our family's lives when she did! For stressed-out families trying to help their children as best they can, she is a calming voice of reason!"
- Anonymous
"Thank you, Dr. Liz. Although we have told you countless times, it will never feel enough. You have listened when J could barely speak and continued to listen when he was sad, angry and confused. You've challenged him and directed us in our roles as parents. You've helped J face his fears while the list evolved and changed, and yet you've stayed committed to 'the course.' We pray that your children realize that time away from them is spent helping children learn and that vulnerability is a sign of strength and bravery."
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