Category: Aggression

Aggression in children, psychologist in midstream, centurion, pretoria

Aggression in children

Help – my 3 year old is aggressive

Aggression in children: Introduction

Aggression in children, also called instrumental aggression is well known between the age of 2 and 4 years. This aggression isn’t meant to hurt, but to get hold of something like toys or space.

Between 2 and 4 children start to learn to say what they want and aggressive behaviour decreases as they develop more self-control. At the age of 6 to 7 most children are less aggressive, less self-centered and better communicators. Read more

Back to school after COVID-19 Dr. Marisa van Niekerk Educational Psychologist Midstream Pretoria

Going back to school tips

In a previous post about going back to school after COVID-19, I have discussed the pro’s and con’s of sending …

Back to school after COVID-19 Dr. Marisa van Niekerk Educational Psychologist Midstream Pretoria

Back to school after COVID-19

Back to school after COVID-19 Children will be going back to school after COVID-19. Many parents are struggling with the …

Living and dying, bucket list, Dr. Marisa van Niekerk, Educational Psychologist Midstream Centurion Pretoria

Living and dying – my bucket list

Living and dying – my bucket list Here is a poem about living and dying, that really is quite inspirational. TRAVELERS …