Article List
DateSubjectAuthor
11/04/2014 But I Thought That WAS Quality Time!!??
Over the years, I have visited with many depressed teens and tweens in my office who felt disconnected from their families. Interestingly, almost universally,...
DrPortteus
10/22/2014 Dr Portteus in the News: Helicopter Parents Can Cause Long-Term Harm To Students
In The News: Reprinted with permission from BubbleLife.com Each fall, parents are encouraged to get involved in their students’ education. Sit at the table...
Saffie Farris
07/08/2010 The importance of setting boundaries and limits
Right now, with our two-and-a-half year old twins, my wife and I are helping them explore their environment to learn new things and to have fun with play. To...
DrPortteus
05/06/2010 Promoting Emotional Development in Young Children
Promoting Emotional Development in Young Children Last week my wife and I were grilling some meat on the stove and the room began to get smoky as the marinade...
DrPortteus
04/16/2010 As Mean as a Rattlesnake!!!
As Mean as a Rattlesnake! Not long ago, a mother was sharing with me her frustrations about her teenage daughter’s behavior. The girl was rude. She was...
DrPortteus
03/10/2010 Adult ADHD
Adult ADHD When parents are discussing their child’s school difficulties and problems with inattention and distractibility and we review ADHD criteria for...
DrPortteus
02/10/2010 Selecting a mental health provider
When someone begins to identify a problem and wants to seek the help of a mental health professional, they are often left wondering “Who do I see?”, “Where do I...
DrPortteus
01/31/2010 Welcome to my blog
Hello Bubblelife readers! My name is Andrew Portteus, MD, MPH, and I am a psychiatrist in private practice in the Park Cities area. Bubblelife creator and...
DrPortteus