<p><a href="http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/what-you-need-to-know-about-dissociate-identity-disorder#more-7887" target="_blank"><b>A Closer Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder </b></a><br/></p><p>The Oz Blog with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a><br/></p><p>Dissociative identity disorder (DID) also known as multiple 
personalities or, as I like to call it, multiplicity, may seem like a 
far-fetched, fantasy-like concept, made up for the purpose of 
entertaining the masses with stories, movies, and television shows. 
However, the truth is that DID is a very real condition that many people
 have had to develop in order to survive, function, and navigate the 
world. It is more common than most think, affecting up to one percent of
 the population, according to the American Psychiatric Association. That
 is 1 in 100 people. <a href="http://blog.doctoroz.com/oz-experts/what-you-need-to-know-about-dissociate-identity-disorder#more-7887" target="_blank">Read more…</a><br/></p>

A Closer Look at Dissociative Identity Disorder

The Oz Blog with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Dissociative identity disorder (DID) also known as multiple personalities or, as I like to call it, multiplicity, may seem like a far-fetched, fantasy-like concept, made up for the purpose of entertaining the masses with stories, movies, and television shows. However, the truth is that DID is a very real condition that many people have had to develop in order to survive, function, and navigate the world. It is more common than most think, affecting up to one percent of the population, according to the American Psychiatric Association. That is 1 in 100 people. Read more…

<p><b><a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/01/31/ask-a-therapist-when-should-i-allow-my-child-to-get-a-social-media-account/" target="_blank">When Should I Allow my Child to get a Social Media Account?</a></b></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.AnastasiaPollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>The first question a parent must ask him or herself when thinking 
about allowing their child to open a social media account is: Are they 
mature enough to handle the risks and challenges that come with social 
media?</p><p>There are several risks and challenges that come with being on social
 media. This list is not exhaustive but will hopefully help you to start
 thinking about some of the most common risks- <a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/01/31/ask-a-therapist-when-should-i-allow-my-child-to-get-a-social-media-account/" target="_blank">Learn More!</a><br/></p>

When Should I Allow my Child to get a Social Media Account?

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

The first question a parent must ask him or herself when thinking about allowing their child to open a social media account is: Are they mature enough to handle the risks and challenges that come with social media?

There are several risks and challenges that come with being on social media. This list is not exhaustive but will hopefully help you to start thinking about some of the most common risks- Learn More!

<p><a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/01/17/how-to-navigate-the-parent-shaming-spiral/" target="_blank"><b>How to Navigate the Parent Shaming Spiral</b></a></p><p>Fox13′s The PLACE with <a href="http://www.anastasiapollock.com" target="_blank">Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC</a></p><p>Even with the most valiant of efforts, judgements are unavoidable. I 
hear people claim all the time that they pride themselves on their 
non-judgmental nature. However, if you are a human being, it is 
impossible to avoid snap judgments. This is because our brains are 
designed, staring in primitive times, to assess each situation and 
person to determine whether a threat existed. Fast forward to modern 
society and you will find, as long as you are closely paying attention 
to your own internal dialogue, that judgments will pop up several times a
 day. This is not bad. It is just what the brain does in an effort to 
keep you safe. <a href="http://fox13now.com/2018/01/17/how-to-navigate-the-parent-shaming-spiral/" target="_blank">Learn More!</a><br/></p>

How to Navigate the Parent Shaming Spiral

Fox13′s The PLACE with Anastasia Pollock, LCMHC

Even with the most valiant of efforts, judgements are unavoidable. I hear people claim all the time that they pride themselves on their non-judgmental nature. However, if you are a human being, it is impossible to avoid snap judgments. This is because our brains are designed, staring in primitive times, to assess each situation and person to determine whether a threat existed. Fast forward to modern society and you will find, as long as you are closely paying attention to your own internal dialogue, that judgments will pop up several times a day. This is not bad. It is just what the brain does in an effort to keep you safe. Learn More!

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