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Dr. Ann Gatty

Ann Gatty, Ph.D.is a life coach, inforpreneur, author and organizational strategist. She has taught in classrooms and organizational training sessions and now works as a life coach for professional and personal development. Dr. Gatty has developed curriculum for college courses, organizational training and personal development. From her work and personal experiences, she finds a continuous need among women, of all walks of life, to find a life balance between professional goals and personal responsibilities. Ann Gatty hosts a website, www.stress-management-4-women.com, which offers stress management strategies, life skill development, and a means of finding your true passion in life. She has also authored Discovering God’s Recipe for a Healthy Body, Heart and Soul. Ann Gatty earned a Ph.D. in Instruction and Learning from the University of Pittsburgh, School of Education. She is married, the mother of two young adult boys, and shares her home with her husband, two Great Danes and a Bassett Hound.

How Do You Handle Your Child’s Anxiety?

Does your child tend to be nervous, avoidant, annoying or exhausting? Is your child expressing fear that is beginning to turn into anger? Anxiety in children is more common than you think.  Approximately 1 out of 10 children suffers from an anxiety disorder. Parents face special challenges handling anxiety in children because of their often hectic,... Read more »

Angry Teen? 4 Tips for Effective Adolescent Anger Management

Watching your teen having a temper tantrum is scary.  Adolescent anger management is not something most parents want to deal with, but unfortunately, the situation often can't be avoided.  Here are four strategies that we used in our household with great results: 1. Communication: "There's nothing wrong with feeling angry." Sometimes my teenage son would become so... Read more »

Is Your Teen Anxiously Waiting for College Decisions?

During the months of February and March, many high school seniors are stressing over which colleges will say “yes” to their college applications.  By now, most high school seniors have completed the labor-intensive task of researching their higher education possibilities, have spent countless hours completing written applications, and have narrowed down their final college choices... Read more »

Why Social Networking Can Cause Stress in Teens

Social networking sites are an important part of most teen’s social life, yet they can cause stress in teens. According to research from the Kaiser Family Foundation, American youths between the ages of 8 and 18 years spend an average of 7 ½ hours per day using electronic devices, including smart phones, MP3 players, and... Read more »

When Your Teen Says “Life’s Not Fair!”

Is your teenager feeling stressed because they are experiencing some bumps along the road of life? For teenagers, unfair events such as being turned down for a date can make them feel unlovable.  Doing poorly on a test that they studied hard for can cause them to feel like failures, and being cut from a sports team often... Read more »