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03.21.19
I was in the passenger seat when the vehicle slid off the road and rolled 6 times down an embankment, I woke up bleeding and dizzy but knowing I had to hike back up that hill to get help. The next thing I remember is waking up in...
03.07.19
All of us, including our children,  experience anger in some form or another throughout our day.  As adults we are usually able to perceive what is making us angry and prevent ourselves from acting out on our anger, though not always.  Children have not yet developed the ability to self-regulate...
02.14.19
Love is in the air this time of year and romantic sentiments are particularely a focus on this Valentine’s Day with roses, chocolates, and champagne on full display.  At the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center, we regularly see clients who are looking to improve their romantic relationships and seek deeper intimacy with...
02.07.19
Media and digital devices represent an unavoidable part of our world today.  Dr. Carrie Chiasson at the Portsmouth Neuropsychology Center recently gave a talk at Families First of Portsmouth on the impact of technology on kids and families, including recent trends, suggested guidelines for limiting screen time, and the importance...
12.21.18
Do you remember the scene in “The Polar Express” when the children are riding on the run-away train?  The main character exclaims “There’s no brakes – I can’t find the brakes!”  During the holiday season we often feel the same way as executive functioning system goes on overdrive to manage...