Psychology Today

Dr. Greenberg is especially honored to be the Teen Dr. for Psychology Today. Since 2011, she has been answering questions from both parents and teens about issues ranging from how to deal with your teen’s emerging sexuality to how a teen should open up to parents about sensitive topics. She receives many letters from parents and teens from all parts of the world and tries in every instance to provide them with guidelines for tackling tricky issues.

5 Reasons Why This Is The Worst Question Ever

This question can be both counterproductive and off-putting. Read More

Are You Missing a Key Ingredient in Eating Disorders?

It’s not just about family dynamics; there is something else we may be missing. Read More

10 Reasons Why Couples Stop Having Sex

Understanding why a couple’s sex life has stopped is the first step toward improving it. Read More

5 Ways to Stop Scapegoating Your Body

There are many ways to deal effectively with this common feeling. Read more

7 Ways You May Be Failing Your Perfect Child

Children labeled as “perfect” suffer in a number of ways. Read more

10 Ways Not to Lose Your Friends

There are many reasons why your friends may drop you. Read more

Should I Break Up With My High School Sweetheart?

A teen questions the future of a relationship. Read More

I’m Terrified To Return To Work During Covid-19

Re-entering life is difficult. Read More

My Mother Depends on Me Too Much  

What to do if your mother is too needy. Read More

The Many Ways to Help a Person Dealing with Grief
Are you a source of comfort to a grieving person? Read More

6 Ways to Turn Jealousy Into Joy
Is jealousy destroying your relationships? Read More

I Can’t Deal with My Mother’s Pandemic Irritability
Pandemic irritability is very taxing. Read More

Help! I Can’t Sleep
There are so many ways to improve sleep. Read More

Do You Lack This Important Quality?
This characteristic may enhance your relationships. Read More

Does Your Mother Have An Under/Over Style?
There are many reasons why your mother may be confusing. Read More

I Need Help with My Cruel Mother
My mother is my worst enemy. Read More

I’m Angry About Getting Sick Despite A Healthy Lifestyle
Life is not always fair. Read More

Has Your Friendship With Karen Run Its Course?
Your friendship may have expired. Read More

The Pandemic Is Destroying My Marriage
Don’t let Covid-19 destroy your relationship.

I Overheard My Parents Having Sex
The idea of my parents having sex is very upsetting. Read More

An Open Letter to Our Bullies
It is important to understand what motivates a bully. Read More

Coronavirus Etiquette: 10 Suggestions
We need to treat others with care during this time. Read More

12 Considerations Before Getting Back Together With An Ex
There are many reasons why revisiting old relationships can be problematic. Read More

30 Phrases That Will Help You Live An Easier Life
We all need mantras to live by. Read More

Do You Know The 3 Best Ways to Deal With Rejection?
We all dislike feeling ignored and rejected. Read More

Should You Tell Your Child Your Biggest Secret?
Some secrets can cause family tension. Read More

5 Reasons Why We Keep Relationship-Damaging Secrets
Sex is not necessarily the most difficult topic. Read More

Managing Stress When Your Child Is Depressed Or Anxious
Dealing with your child’s difficulties can be extremely stressful. Read More

The College Transition: 10 Ways To Be Present for Your Child
There are effective strategies to help your child transition to college life. Read More

The 15 Worst Things To Say In Conversation: Part 2
There are certain statements that can ruin a conversation. Read More

The 18 Worst Things To Say In Conversation
We should all think before we speak. Read More

Is It the Thought Or Is It the Gift That Matters?
Gift-giving is a complicated matter. Read More

10 Ways To Determine If You Are Boring
There are ways to ensure that you remain interesting. Read More

The 5 Best Ways To Ruin a Friendship
There are many ways that friends can disappoint each other. Read More

My Husband Refuses To Take Care Of Himself
Your husband’s lack of self-care may be making you feel very distressed. Read More

5 Ways To Handle Separation Anxiety
Do you have trouble saying good bye to your adult kids? Read More

5 Creative Ways To Defuse An Argument
You can learn how to handle arguments creatively. Read More

The Secret To Avoiding Embarrassment
We all experience awkward moments. Read More

How Do I Get My Mother To Like Me?
I need my mother’s approval. Read More

8 Amazing Ways Teens Change As They Become Young Adults
Your teens will become easier over time. Read More

8 Secrets To Handling Criticism
Criticism doesn’t need to be so painful. Read More

I Am A Failure As A Mother
I wish I had been a better mother. Read More

Protecting Children From Relationship Obsession
“I’m limiting social media use to stop my child from obsessing. Is that okay?” Read More

Sending Depressed Teens To College
There are many ways to help depressed teens transition to college. Read More

Ten Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Lie
My lying caused stress. Read More

Why Do Women Always Want To Be My Friend And Not Date Me?
Why do I always get put in the friend zone? Read More

5 Ways to Strengthen A Long Distance Relationship
I’m nervous about my relationship. Read More

5 Reasons Why “Too Nice” Doesn’t Work
My boyfriend is too nice and I can’t stand it. Read More

The Upside of Anxiety: 5 Ways It Helps Us Be Our Best Selves
There are some healthy aspects of anxiety. Read More

In Praise of Our Boys and How We Can Help Them
8 ways to raise great boys Read More

5 Surprising Reasons We Get Through The Day
We all need to know the secrets that get us through the day. Read More

The Five Most Common Parenting Mistakes
It’s not easy to be a perfect parent. Read More

My Son Came Home From College and I’m Ashamed
I’m ashamed that my son didn’t stay in college. Read More

Family Cutoffs and Relationship Disintegration
When relatives cut each other off Read More

The Problem With Assuming Others Are Perfect
What happens when we assume others are perfect Read More

I Am Upset That My 14-Year-Old Is Sexually Active
How to handle your teen’s sexual activity Read More

10 Ways To Have An Easier Relationship With Your In-Laws
How to make in-law relationships less complicated Read More

I Like My Friend’s Ex Boyfriend
What to do when you like your friend’s ex Read More