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Top Doctor

Dr. Carolyn J. Becker, Psy.D. received an outstanding award. Top Clinical Psychologist in Cedarburg, WI. Congratulations Dr. Becker!


Unplug: Raising Kids In a Technology Addicted World

By Lisa K. Strohman, J.D., Ph.D., Melissa J. Westendorf, J.D., Ph.D.

“Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World is an instructional guidebook for families to help them navigate parenting in a tech-centric society. “Unplug” features expert advice and support while providing tangible tips for parents.

The book also provides resources such as a sample contract that parents can draw up with their tweens and teens to lay down foundational guidelines that will help establish a healthy balance with their technology use. Dr. Lisa and Dr. Melissa also address what to consider when it comes to younger children as the exposure to technology begins at younger ages.

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Dr. Melissa Westendorf Discusses How Cell Phone Use Affects Students’ Grades on The Morning Blend TMJ4


Psychologist says girl in Slender Man trial suffered ‘shared delusion’ with mentally ill friend

Dr. Melissa Westendorf, Psychologist says girl in Slender Man trial suffered ‘shared delusion’ with mentally ill friend
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How Cellphones Affect Students’ Grades

It seems almost impossible to pull teenagers away from their cell phones, and, to be honest, we’re probably all a little guilty of spending too much time attached to our devices. But for kids, is it actually having an effect on their grades? Here with some interesting information is Dr. Melissa Westendorf from the Technology Wellness Center.


Worldwide Social Media Day is Coming Soon

We often discuss the negative aspects of social media, especially social media overuse. But there are countless advantages of social media, and next week, there’s a special day to celebrate those positives. Joining us to discuss Social Media Day on June 30 and how you can participate is Dr. Melissa Westendorf from the Technology Wellness Center.


The Dangers of Certain Messenger Apps

It’s so difficult to keep up with all the technology and apps our kids are using. There are numerous messenger apps that your kids might be using. While these could be effective and fun ways to communicate with friends, there are also dangers that go with these apps. Dr. Melissa Westendorf from the Technology Wellness Center joins us with important information for every parent.


When Screen Time is Too Much

Dr. Melissa Westendorf, co-founder of Technology Wellness Center and co-author of, Unplug: Raising Kids in a Technology Addicted World talks about monitoring kids screen time and provides parents with the tips they need.