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.
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
The holidays can be overwhelming enough, but mix in a little family, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for stress. Psychologist Jennifer Hartstein and family therapist George James sit down with Kathie Lee and Hoda
Psychologists Jennifer Hartstein and Jeff Gardere talk about the signs of anxiety and depression, from emotional to physical symptoms. The mental health experts also share ways to deal with mental health issues, including detaching from
The first thing you can do to avoid being overly anxious in every day situations is to slow down, both your thinking and actions. In this video, psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, discusses some ways to
Anticipatory anxiety is the stress we feel before we even enter into a situation we are worried about. Watch psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, explain how this type of anticipation can be positive and negative, and
An anxiety filter is the thing that colors how we see the world, usually in a way that's negative or stressful. In this video, psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, discusses what the term anxiety filter means,
Intermittent explosive disorder is when anger appears to come out of nowhere, followed by an outburst of emotion. In this video, psychologist Jennifer Hartstein, PsyD, explains how road rage is a good example of this