All works are good - choose to taste!
For many years, the lines from Mayakovsky’s poem were very popular among teachers, parents, and students facing a choice of life path. Today, the answers to these questions have become…

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What behavioral attitudes of mothers are transmitted to daughters?
In April 2018, the brand of toys Baby Alive and the famous child psychologist Larisa Surkova conducted an experiment on Instagram with the participation of star moms and popular bloggers.…

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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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Game therapy and fairy tale therapy in the work of a child psychologist (part 2)

Another option for playing psychotherapy is to play a plot. The plot in question should resemble the real story that the child is experiencing. For example, if a girl feels an outcast in the family, the plot of the fairy tale “Cinderella” will be close, for the naughty and capricious boy you can take the plots of fairy tales “Feast of disobedience” or “Tale of Naughty”. As a rule, such performances are carried out as part of group psychotherapy. The members of the group are offered roles from the fairy tales under consideration, and how they should behave in accordance with the role is discussed. The one to whom this action is directed acts as a director, he can make changes to the game of “actors”. Thus, a child in difficulty has a unique opportunity, firstly, to see himself and his situation as if from the outside, and secondly, to make those changes that he would like from the plot and into the action. Continue reading

How to grow a successful person?
How often do we parents think about what we can give our children? It would seem that everything is obvious - good living conditions, proper nutrition, decent education ... But…

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Night is tender
Our daughter thinks this is unfair. Every winter, since she learned to speak, she protests: "It is unfair that you and dad sleep together, and I am always alone." I…

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Drugs: adolescents at risk
One of the most insidious dangers that await the teenager in trying to prove his own independence to the whole world is drugs. Adolescence is the very turning point when…

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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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