Why I Stopped Using the Phrase “Attention-Seeking”

“She’s just throwing tantrums to get attention. Ignore her.” I hear it all the time in sessions. Parents are exhausted, overwhelmed, and frustrated. Whether their child is displaying a mild behavior such as whining or begging, or something more serious such as physical aggression or self-harm, parents often describe their child’s behaviors as attention-seeking. EvenContinue reading “Why I Stopped Using the Phrase “Attention-Seeking””