By Jennifer Gibson, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Have you felt frustrated by your child interrupting your conversations? Does your child have difficulty waiting his turn with friends? Does your child continue to touch objects in your house that you have told her not to? Learning
with Cardiology Platinum Performance Achievement Award
Swedish Covenant Hospital’s Cardiology Department is a 2015 recipient of the National Cardiovascular Data Registry’s ACTION Registry-- Platinum Performance Award. The award recognizes Swedish Covenant Hospital’s commitment to meeting the highest standards of cardiac care, and celebrates the success of the
By: Dr. Jen Gibson
As the new school year approaches, parents and children can begin to feel overwhelmed. Here are some helpful tips for managing and preparing for the upcoming school year. Some of these tips can apply once the school has begun, while others
People Active During Middle Age and Beyond Should Take Precautions While Exercising, but Experts Say Exercise Benefits are Numerous Says Wall Street Journal Report
Regular exercise is a cornerstone of good health, and its long-term benefits for both longevity and protection against heart attacks, cancer and
By Dr. Jennifer Gibson
Now that we are finally in the thick of summer (or so we hope as Chicagoans), summer has provided more opportunities for scheduling things that would not otherwise be possible during the school year. This may also mean less academic-focused activities.
This summer, Swedish Covenant Hospital is bringing two new immediate care centers to Chicago’s north side, providing community members with access to convenient, quality health care for a variety of non-life-threatening emergencies.
The first center opened in June in the Sauganash neighborhood (6141 N. Cicero
By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson
Often times, parents share with me that they are unsure how to build self-esteem in their children or that they are concerned about their children’s self-esteem. The summer months provide some space to explore and focus on these issues without the
by Nicole Joseph
If you live in or around Lincoln Square, there’s a good chance you’ve been to one of the places where Arthur Daravanis volunteers.
Six days a week, you can find him at Lincoln Square Lanes, where he makes popcorn to hand out to
By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson
As parents we notice how helpful routines are for our children during the school year, but how helpful are routines during the summer? Summer can be a time of relaxation for most families.
You may wonder if it is as important to
By: Dr. Jennifer Gibson, licensed clinical psychologist
May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Here are 5 helpful tips for enhancing and maintaining your mental health!
As the colder months end, we begin to feel