Birmingham Maple Clinic Releases Study on CTFD Phenomenon

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Birmingham Maple Clinic releases an article on CTFD, inviting parents to learn about this new trend in parenting.

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There are plenty of scholarly articles that support the need for parents to CTFD; parent anxiety is correlated with child anxiety, child depression, and conduct problems.

Parental Counselors at the Birmingham Maple Clinic in Michigan have recently released an article regarding "CTFD", or "Calm the F@#$ down," a parental movement that is teaching parents to ignore the hype and have faith in their own parenting.

The CTFD concept was recently publicized by The Huffington Post and was created in reaction to the recent surge in books and online articles regarding "proper" parenting methods such as "Tiger Mom," "minimalist," and "no-punishment" parenting, thus confusing and worrying young parents that they are not raising their children the "right" way.

Carrie Krawiec, family and parental therapist at the Birmingham Maple Clinic says: "there are plenty of scholarly articles that support the need for parents to CTFD; parent anxiety is correlated with child anxiety, child depression, and conduct problems."

Birmingham Maple Clinic's parental counselors will be offering private sessions, workshops, and seminars for parents who feel they are overly neurotic about their children, and more information can be found at their website.

About Birmingham Maple Clinic:
Birmingham Maple Clinic has been specializing in mental health services in Michigan for over 40 years, providing services for individuals, couples, families, groups and the community. The clinic provides treatment for a variety of psychological conditions, including child and adult ADHD, anxiety and panic disorders, chronic illness, depression, grief and loss, eating disorders, substance abuse, sexual addiction, post-traumatic stress disorder and marriage, family and relationship counseling. For more information, please visit birminghammaple.com.

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