Parenting with the Pros provides parents with a unique opportunity to hear directly from DePelchin experts on issues relating to caring for kids. This series is intended to equip participants with the tools they need to be a better parent – and learn more about the services available at DePelchin to help all children.

Previous Sessions

High Energy or Hyperactivity: Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Toddlers to Teens

In this session, Dr. Oscar Bukstein discusses ADHD in children and teens.  


All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood

In this session, New York magazine contributing editor Jennifer Senior examines the effects of children on parents as presented in her new book "All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood." 


Anxiety:  Is It All in My Head? 

This session features a panel discussion with mental health experts Sanjay Mathew, M.D., and Adrienne Tinder, Ph.D., on recognizing and addressing anxiety in children and adults.  

The Hurried Child: Helping Toddlers to Teens Find Balance and Manage Stress

This session focuses on how to help children achieve balance in an over-scheduled, high-expectation world as well as ways to relieve stress. 

Slamming Doors and Stomping Feet: Recognizing Signs of Stress in Children

This session focuses on recognizing the signs of stress in children and features advice on what to look for, when to seek help and techniques for helping children relax. 


Time Out or Time Off:  How to Parent Positively

This session focuses on positive discipline techniques and offers tips on how to use discipline creatively to improve your child’s behavior.