Dr. Lisa Boesky in OK! Magazine

6 08 2008

Dr. Lisa was interviewed for a feature article in this week’s OK! Magazine.

Dr. Lisa was asked to provide information about “emotional eating” and the magazine designed a quiz for readers to take to distinguish whether they

August Edition of Ok! Magazine

August Edition of Ok! Magazine

1) show clear signs of being an emotional eater

2) generally have their diet in check or

3) have found healthy ways to cope with emotions

Check it out on local newsstands!

Do you overeat when you are stressed

Do you feel guilty or ashamed after eating too much?

Do you reach for high-sugar, high-calorie foods to calm           down—and it works?

Are you able to eat normally with others, but lose control of your eating when alone?

Does your weight fluctuate based on what is happening at your job or in your relationship?

Eating high-sugar, high-carb foods can actually increase the brain’s Serotonin (a “feel-good” neurotransmitter). Emotional eating isn’t about food, so a diet isn’t going to help. Emotional eaters need to find new and healthier ways of “coping” with strong feelings and stress–so the impulse to eat no longer feels overwhelming.





Teen Birth Rates on the Rise

1 08 2008
Pregnant Teens

Pregnant Teens

(HealthDay News) — The teen birth rate is up for the first time in 15 years, and homicides among teens are up for the first time in 12 years, a new government report finds. Dr. Lisa Boesky, clinical psychologist and national speaker recently appeared on CBS’ The Early Show to discuss this phenomenon brought to the mainstream media because of the pregnancy pact among teens in Massachusetts On the plus side, there has been a drop in childhood deaths from injuries, and fewer eighth graders are smoking, according to the report, put out by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. The proportion of Asian and Hispanic children in the population has increased, which reflects the growing diversity among individuals of all ages across the country. A particularly disturbing trend was the increase in Homicides committed by teenagers– up for the first time since the early 1990’s. Other risky behaviors, such as alcohol and drug use did not increase or decrease. Read More..





5 Steps to Reinvent Yourself… aka Change Your “Label”

22 07 2008

Dr. Lisa Boesky discusses this with Donny Deutsch on CNBC

1) Decide if You Need to Reinvent Yourself. WHO Gave You the Label?

Was it the “popular” kids who called you a nerd? The rich kids who called you a “loser?” A

Dr. Lisa Boesky

Dr. Lisa Boesky

Dr. Lisa Boesky

doctor who diagnosed you with ADHD after a five minute interview? If they had no clue who you really were, why put so much stock in their opinion?

If your label has some validity and you WANT to re-invent yourself……

2) Write Down 4 Positive Aspects of Someone with Your Label

–If you have Dyslexia, reading and writing may be a struggle—but you are likely creative, think out of the box, and are great at oral presentations.

–If you have ADHD, you may be hyper and distractible—which means you have a lot of energy, can multi-task, and likely think much faster than most. Read the rest of this entry »





Clinical Psychologist, National Speaker and TV Guest Expert

10 07 2008

Dr. Lisa is a frequent expert guest on National Television programs.

. Lisa has appeared on 20/20, The O’Reilly Factor, CNN, Fox News Live, The Early Show, Morning Show with Mike and Juliet, Montel, Nancy Grace and in print in Family Circle, MSNBC.com, USA Today, Anderson Cooper 360 and many more.

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Fresh, hip, yet professional—Dr. Lisa provides insights and answers about people and issues in today’s national headlines in a user-friendly and entertaining manner. Her high-energy, intelligence, and humor make Dr. Lisa a perfect media guest.

Dr. Lisa explains confusing, unusual (even bizarre) Adult, Teen & Child behavior in straightforward and easy-to-understand terms.





Beer Pong ” Just Another Video Game ?”

9 07 2008

Dr. Lisa Boesky who was interviewed today on CNN Headline News about a new Nintendo Wii video game titled “Beer Pong” in which players toss ping pong balls into cups that are filled with beer.

The Entertainment Software Rating Board rated the game “T” for for TEENS, which outraged Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal. Beer Pong appears to be one in a series of video versions of Frat Party Games. Read the rest of this entry »





Invite Dr. Lisa Boesky to Your Event

7 07 2008

Dr. Lisa

is a heavily sought after speaker for conferences and events across the country.

When you NEED a fast-paced, thought-provoking and skill-building Keynote Address, Conference Workshop, or Full-Day Training, your audience will laugh and learn with Dr. Lisa!

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Dr. Lisa Boesky, on Anderson Cooper 360

1 07 2008

Source:

Dr. Lisa on Anderson Cooper

http://ac360.blogs.cnn.com/2008/07/01/missing-12-year-old-girl/#comment-208621

Dr. Lisa Boesky
Clinical Psychologist
Author,

When to Worry: How to Tell if Your Teen Needs Help–and What to Do About It

The disappearance of 12-year-old Brooke Bennett initially focused on who she met online, but now the investigation also includes her uncle (a registered sex offender) as a “person of interest.” One year ago, 19-year-old Donna Jou disappeared after going to a party with someone from Craigslist.

Thousands of children and teens are sexually assaulted by relatives each year. Every parent warns their kids about strangers—but unfortunately “Stranger Danger” does NOT seem to be effective for the dangers of the “Internet” or relatives… Read the rest of this entry »