8 Tips for Learning at Home During COVID-19

8 Tips for Learning at Home During COVID-19

8 Tips for Learning at Home During COVID-19

In this time of uncertainty, families and teachers are struggling to help children learn at home. Many kids and adults are struggling with self-regulation, finding it difficult to stay motivated and focused on schoolwork without the structure of the classroom….

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

When Sleep and Memory Problems Co-occur: Which Came First?

The relationship between sleep and memory/attention problems can be bi-directional. It’s sometimes not clear which is causing which, says Dr. Mark DeVries.

Business Leadership Lessons: NOBODY Walks Past a Weed

Business Leadership Lessons: NOBODY Walks Past a Weed

  Years ago (and in seemingly another career lifetime), the organization I led was subject to periodic quality audits by our clients. A team of client representatives would invade our space, require documents, observe processes, interview staff, and measure things…

Dr. Eric Achtyes Co-Authors Recently Published 5-Year Study

Dr. Eric Achtyes Co-Authors Recently Published 5-Year Study

August 1, 2020 Pine Rest staff psychiatrist Dr. Eric Achtyes is one of the authors of a 5-year study recently published by The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research. The study, “Total Cost of Therapy-Based Care Versus a Brokerage…

Psychological First Aid: Helping Children Better Manage Stress

Psychological First Aid: Helping Children Better Manage Stress
Stress in life is inevitable. However, adults and children have very different ways of identifying, reacting to and coping with stress. Adults can often identify what is stressful in their life and talk about it. Children, on the other hand,...