Alexandra Schwartz, better known as “Ali”, came to Peace at Home Parenting as an undergraduate intern from the University of Connecticut studying psychology and Spanish. She recently graduated and now works as a research assistant at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Ali has worked in the UCONN Child Development labs, an inpatient psychiatric unit, and as an ABA therapist. Ali is also a passionate world traveler. She was a summer intern in Asia, traveled throughout Europe, and spent a semester abroad in Argentina. She is proficient in Spanish and intrigued by all cultures of the world. Ali is serving as Communications Assistant to Peace At Home Parenting.
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September 29 , 2021
Are you concerned about your child or teen’s mental health?Wondering how you can really help?Do you question how well mental health providers respect culture and ethnicity? Some are declaring a […]
September 29 , 2021
This month we celebrate World Mental Health (October 10th is the official day). As parents we know we are affecting our child’s mental health everyday, But how? This question has become more important as the pandemic persists. Our October classes focus on providing answers that will put your mind at ease whether you are dealing with toddler meltdowns or teen romance.
What we can learn from Wall Street Journal's Article: "Facebook Knows Instagram Is Toxic for Teen Girls, Company Documents Show?"
September 27 , 2021
What we can learn from the recent Wall Street Journal article detailing what Facebook did and did not know about the effect of Instagram use on the mental health of girls? It’s more important to open communication with our daughters than to worry about whether or not they use Instagram. There is certainly a crisis of mental health with our adolescents, and while Instagram might be making matters worse, it didn’t start the fire, so to speak.