The transition from elementary to middle school can be transformative, from switching classes to interacting with peers on social media. Dr. Jennifer Hartstein discusses ways to effectively communicate with kids about this and what they should expect.
Clinical psychologist Dr. Jen Hartstein shares on The Doctors that social media creates a breeding ground for the constant need to compare yourself to others. This can lead to many mental health conditions including depression, anxiety, disordered eating and body dysmorphia.
An alarming new trend among teenage girls in this country, during the pandemic doctors report an increase in the number of girls who developed tics, similar to those we've seen in Tourette Syndrome (TS).
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, Carson Daly sits down with kids and experts on TODAY to discuss the toll the pandemic has taken on their mental health.
Suicide is a leading cause of death among teenagers, but it’s a tough topic for many parents to discuss with their kids. Jennifer Hartstein, a clinical psychologist who specializes in working with suicidal adolescents, joins