Media: Do’s and Don’ts
Set time limits.
Use Media as a Reward.
Set Realistic and Clear Expectations and Consequences up front.
Follow through with Consequences.
Model Appropriate Media Usage.
Spend time with your Child.
Take away media if it is earned.
Add an expectation after they have earned media time.
Cut their allotted time short.
Forget how easy it is to lose track of time on media.
Allow excessive use.
Don’t forget You and Your child are both doing your Best.
Written by Michele Flynn, MA
Michele Flynn, M.A. is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is Board Certified in Neurofeedback. She has a variety of experience and/or training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and Play Therapy.
Her passion is working with individuals and families to overcome difficult seasons, barriers, life circumstances, and diagnoses, such as anxiety, depression, ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, “difficult behaviors”, as well as other mental health diagnoses. Her ultimate goal in each session is to provide a safe and supportive environment to help clients feel respected while working and growing toward their full potential.