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About Tim Huntley

Tim is the CEO of Centervention. He and his wife, Jenny, live in Chapel Hill, NC with their twin boys, Evan and Neil.

Lacking Self-Confidence: Expert Ideas and Tips to Help your Kids

2019-08-20T06:40:03-04:00

Q: My son is a smart, capable boy, but he is lacking self-confidence in just about anything he does. A missed shot in hockey means he’s no good at the sport. A few questions wrong on a reading comprehension test means he’s no good at reading. I tell [...]

Lacking Self-Confidence: Expert Ideas and Tips to Help your Kids2019-08-20T06:40:03-04:00

Separation Anxiety in Children: Ideas and Advice from Experts

2019-08-15T16:31:55-04:00

Q: I expected my son to have separation anxiety when he was a toddler, but now, when I drop him off at grade school, he throws a fit like he’s a two-year-old. At the classroom door, he clings to me, sobs and refuses to engage with his teacher. [...]

Separation Anxiety in Children: Ideas and Advice from Experts2019-08-15T16:31:55-04:00

Meltdowns: How to Help your Child and Reduce Frustration

2019-08-09T10:51:44-04:00

Q: I thought we were done with meltdowns when my daughter graduated from preschool. But, these days, as a first grader, she regularly breaks down. It often happens after school when we’re running an errand or even just hanging out at home. It’s putting a damper on our [...]

Meltdowns: How to Help your Child and Reduce Frustration2019-08-09T10:51:44-04:00

Perfectionist Child: How to Help with Tips from Experts

2019-08-09T11:03:30-04:00

Q: My child is a gifted student and an absolute perfectionist. She knows the material, but often can’t seem to complete the work because she worries it won’t be just right. She’s an excellent writer, yet she couldn’t even write the first paragraph of an assignment without tears [...]

Perfectionist Child: How to Help with Tips from Experts2019-08-09T11:03:30-04:00

Making Friends at School

2019-08-01T12:29:50-04:00

Q: All the other kids in my son’s class have a best friend or a group of close friends, but my boy always seems to be left out. He’s never invited to playdates or birthday parties, and nobody picks him as a partner for group projects. My heart [...]

Making Friends at School2019-08-01T12:29:50-04:00

Growth Mindset: Tips and Techniques to Help Your Child

2019-08-20T06:36:19-04:00

Q: When my son fails to get something right after the first or second try, he gives up. In math, a class he once loved, he says he’s no longer good at it because he isn’t immediately grasping new material. He just started playing soccer, but he already [...]

Growth Mindset: Tips and Techniques to Help Your Child2019-08-20T06:36:19-04:00

Strategies for Helping Your Child with School Refusal

2019-08-09T11:12:16-04:00

Q: My daughter has always loved going to school, but this year, something has changed. Many mornings, she complains about stomach aches, headaches or nausea. I’ve actually kept her home, thinking she was sick. But as soon as she knows she’s staying home, she perks up. On other [...]

Strategies for Helping Your Child with School Refusal2019-08-09T11:12:16-04:00

Parent-Teacher Relationships to Help Your Child Thrive at School

2019-08-09T11:17:08-04:00

Q: My daughter’s teacher seems like a lovely woman and, so far, we’ve had a good parent-teacher relationship. But now my daughter is complaining that her teacher hates her, that she never calls on her in class and that she clearly has a favorite student. How can I [...]

Parent-Teacher Relationships to Help Your Child Thrive at School2019-08-09T11:17:08-04:00