By Debra Collins, Family therapist
My 9-year-old son is very smart and gets excellent grades, but he has a bad temper and very little patience. I don't know how to help him control his temper. What can I do to help him?
If you have a better idea of the “where, what, why, when, and how” of his behavior, it may narrow down your approaches. An assessment of the problem is necessary in order to better find a solution.
Here are some general questions to start:
Here are some possible scenarios and solutions:
Advice from our experts is not a substitute for professional diagnosis or treatment from a health-care provider or learning expert familiar with your unique situation. We recommend consulting a qualified professional if you have concerns about your child's condition.
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