Entries by Peter Murphy, PhD

Healthy Dependence vs. Enabling

“When am I helping my child too much and when should I step back? “Am I enabling my  child by providing help with homework or other responsibilities?” Parents, as well as teachers, often struggle with this conflict.  Understanding that children will do well if they can and that all children possess the natural human drive […]

Managing Homework Challenges Workshop

November 6, 2013    Campbell Hall Homework is an important topic on the minds of most parents today.  On November 6th,  I am looking forward to speaking to the parents of Campbell Hall, one of Los Angeles’ premier private, college preparatory schools for students K-12, located at 4533 Laurel Canyon Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91607. […]