The psychological readiness of children to study at school (part 1)
The psychological readiness of the child for schooling is one of the most important results of mental development during the period of preschool childhood. The components of children's readiness to…

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Baby in parental bed: pros and cons
Not so long ago, all babies were swaddled up to about six months, so that their legs and hands did not interfere with a good night's sleep, exceptions: changing the…

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Mom’s daughters, dad’s son
A lot of books have been written about parenting. Each of them has its own advantages and disadvantages, but there is something in common that combines almost all the popular…

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What are our kids made of?

One French psychologist came up with a way to explain some of our prejudices in raising boys and girls. This test is intended primarily for parents and educators. Check how true the views are. We offer you 20 questions that need to be answered YES if you agree with this statement, and NO if you have a different opinion. When you read the answers, you can evaluate whether you are right or not. 1. Girls are more obedient than boys? 2. Do girls more deeply seek to know nature, animals than boys? 3. Can boys better assess a difficult situation, think more logically? 4. Do boys have a greater desire to stand out? 5. Are boys more capable of math? 6. Are girls more sensitive to the atmosphere in which they live, are they more difficult to endure pain? 7. Are girls able to better express their thoughts? 8. Is it possible to consider that boys are better with visual memory, and girls have better hearing? Continue reading

Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 1)

Game, game activity is an integral part of the life of not only a child, but also an adult. Therefore, the inclusion of methods of game therapy and fairy tale therapy as types of art therapy in the arsenal of the work of a practical psychologist, teacher is logical and important for the provision of psychological assistance to the child.

At the Psychological Center “HOUSE” (Moscow), our employees have developed and successfully implemented the program “Art Therapy in Education”, the program introduces modern techniques of game therapy, fairy tale therapy. All materials are based on many years of experience in psychological counseling on issues of parent-child relationships. Continue reading

Comparative analysis of the structural components of personality (part 3)
According to the results of express diagnostics, the following results were obtained. In the cognitive sphere of adolescents, the level of thinking in this sample of German schoolchildren is slightly…

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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 4)
In order for the story to be therapeutic, it is important that the following rules are followed: The situation should be close to the child, should resemble his life story.…

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How not to spoil your child
Continuous tantrums with tears and the demands of fulfilling all the vagaries of children will easily unsettle anyone. If a child is spoiled in childhood, he may develop a complex…

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Teenager and adult: what do you need to know to become a good parent for a teenager?
Becoming an exemplary parent is not easy for a teenager, but why not try? Even if you already have enough life experience, you can always try to overcome the wall…

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