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Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Clinical Psychology
San Francisco, California
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Valentine’s Day Can be Awful or Wonderful! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Sometimes as parents or teachers or grand moms we forget the pain and suffering that go with certain milestones in growing up.  One of those milestones is Valentine’s ... Read on »
HOLIDAY STRESS-Yes, Girls, Tweens and Teens Feel It Too! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness The Holiday Season is beautiful and we all hold on to some precious memories that go with the season.  But the Holiday Season is also stressful.  As adults, we often live ... Read on »
Things for Grown-ups to Remember by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Children, tweens and teens have capacities to see the ridiculous and the cruel that we have lost as grown-ups.  It is sad, as the world would certainly be a better place i ... Read on »
Growing Up Isn’t Easy! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness In The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) the girl talks, at times, about not wanting to grow up. Feelings about not wanting to grow up are common and ... Read on »
Every Child Has Questions About Growing Up by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I remember as a child wondering what it would be like to be a grown-up.  I wondered how my body would change and when.  I also wondered what it would be like to be able to ... Read on »
Helping Your Daughter To Be Less Nervous About Starting a New School Year by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Starting a new school year, whether your daughter is returning to a school building she has gone to before, or you have moved and all is new for her, can be very upse ... Read on »
Helping Your Daughter To Be Less Nervous About Starting a New School Year by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Starting a new school year, whether your daughter is returning to a school building she has gone to before, or you have moved and all is new for her, can be very upsetting ... Read on »
Boredom – the best thing since sliced bread by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness   Can you believe that Summer vacation is almost over? As the month of August rolls in there are kids  who are saying things like, “I’m bored. I have nothing to play wit ... Read on »
Being Homesick is Natural by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness For many kids of all ages summer is a time to venture away from home. For all children there is the first time. This they may have experienced on their first day of scho ... Read on »
Making plans for the summer – Two sides of the same coin (Parent and child) by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Side one: Lately I feel that the amount of work I’m expected to do seems to continually grow. I do not know if it because of our shrinking workforce or because of the ec ... Read on »
Seven Ways To Help Our Tween and Teens Stay Healthy by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Recent reports have noting that movie theaters are losing money as the result of being forced to change the seats in the cinemas from 19 inches wide to 21 inches wide gave ... Read on »
Here is a Page From The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart and I know everything) that has... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness We get about three hours of homework a night. I hate having so much work to do at home. I can’t stand it. I can hardly play outside anymore. I can’t ride my bike or r ... Read on »
GIRL SCOUT TROOP 1805 CREATES Anti-bullying Message! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I was so impressed to read about Troop 1805 out of Oceanport, New Jersey, in The Link News from November 4, 2010.  The Scouts acted on their own.  They hung anti-bullyin ... Read on »
Fun and mystery all around! All you need is a copy of The Truth (I’m a girl, I’m smart... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Here are some lines from The Truth.  Have some fun and imagine the story before and after the lines, with your daughter, your granddaughter or just yourself! ... Read on »
On You Tube Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein interviews two 11 Year Old Girls About The Truth... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness to why I wrote The Truth and also how the girls react to the book!  A real girl’s response is worth a thousand imagined responses! Read on »
TOP THREE BASIC WAYS GRAND PARENTS CAN HELP GRAND CHILDREN TO GROW UP TO BE GOOD CITIZENS! by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Who has the time to focus on a child’s emotional and developmental needs? Certainly oftentimes not the parent. Most parents are frazzled, living on the edge of exhaustio ... Read on »
Seven Ways that Grandparents Can Help Their Grandchildren Grow up Strong, Safe and Happy: by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness 1. First of all, stay in touch with your grandchildren, so you have a good baseline on their personalities and development. If you live apart then rely on all the modern ... Read on »
GRANDPARENTS CAN BE CRITICAL TO THE SAFETY, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS OF GRANDKIDS by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Sometimes, as a Grandparent, you may think you are dispensable. You are kidding yourself. Even grandparents that are visited once a year or even less frequently leave a ... Read on »
DR. BARBARA BECKER HOLSTEIN INTERVIEWS ALLY VALDEZ, POET AND WRITER, AGE 13 by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness I am very excited about this real life interview with a budding poet and fiction writer. Ally is a student at the Manasquan School in Manasquan, New Jersey. I had a chance ... Read on »
Child and Teen Obesity and Eating Disorders are a National Issue That We Can Help, says Dr.... by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Happiness Fiction writing has given me, a positive psychologist and educator, a way of providing self-help information and support to girls, tweens, teens and the adults in their li ... Read on »