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Carleton Kendrick, a ...
Carleton Kendrick, a Boston-area family therapist for more than 30 years, says he sees first-hand the consequences of â€œfast-trackingâ€ children.
Too much pressure to perform academically from teachers and parents can lead to a range of anxiety-related complaints and psychosomatic symptoms in youngsters that normally wouldnâ€™t show up until the teen years or later, he
School stress can cause young children to be worried, overwhelmed, ashamed, guilty and even clinically depressed.
For some, the stress can contribute to headaches, stomach upset, stuttering and insomnia.
â€œThe parents think something is wrong with the child â€" and not the parents and teachers and education system,â€ says Kendrick
â€œAs a therapist who has seen many children become mentally and emotionally overwhelmed by being placed on this out of control, educational gerbil wheel, I hope that parents will wake up and say â€˜noâ€™ to hurrying their children through preschool and kindergarten,â€ he
Carleton Kendrick, Ed.M., LCSW
About Carleton Kendrick
Carleton Kendrick, Ed.M., LCSW received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Harvard University and is a licensed psychotherapist, author, noted national speaker and social commentator.
He is frequently an expert consultant for CBS, ABC, FOX News, and NPR as well as other broadcast, print, and online media.
has also been AOL Live Chat's expert following several dramatic national events and tragedies affecting families and children, like JFK Jr.'s death and the Columbine massacre.
As resident, online family therapist and parenting expert for the popular website, FamilyEducation.com
has answered over 3000 questions from parents and adolescents and has written over two hundred essays and commentaries, and continues to appear on national and regional TV and radio programs.
Kendrick has been a family therapist, speaker, educator and consultant for more than 30 years, and conducts parenting, motivational, corporate and work/family seminars nationwide on topics ranging from the relationship approach to parenting to maintaining family rituals.
book, Take Out Your Nose Ring, Honey, We're Going to Grandma's: Hanging In, Holding On and Letting Go of Your Teen (Unlimited Publishing LLC) is available at major bookstores and leading online booksellers.
may be contacted for speaking engagements and interviews at: Carletonwk@aol.com
Dads and Daughters Home
But Carlton Kendrick , a family therapist in Boston , said adults were not the intended audience.Anybody who hasn't been lobotomized knows that this game is not being geared toward mature teens or grown-ups , said Mr. Kendrick , a consultant for the FamilyEducation Network , which operates a group of Web sites and issued a statement calling for Simon & Schuster to halt the game's release.This is aimed at pubescent little boys who are trying to sneak onto Web sites and see porn..
The protests seem to have been sparked by Dads and Daughters
, a national group based in Duluth , Minn. , whose mission is to urge fathers to help their daughters develop self-esteem without regard to how they look.The group took up the cause against Panty Raider and asked its members to send letters of protest.
"According to various studies, one in ...
"According to various studies, one in three kids is either bullied or a bully," says Carleton Kendrick, a family therapist and author of "Take Out Your Nose Ring, Honey, We're Going to Grandma's."
Carleton Kendrick, a family ...
Carleton Kendrick, a family therapist in Boston and co-author of a book called Take Out Your Nose Ring, Honey.
We're Going To Grandma's (best book title, ever, by the way) says that if parents are sneaky about watching what their kids are doing online and their kids find out they're being spied on, they're going to flip out.
Carleton says that kids are going to do everything they can to get around the spying and it's also going to break that trust and ruin things for both parent and child down the road.