Are You a Snowplow Parent? – Baltimore’s Child

February 2020 – Baltimore’s Child

Parents, could you be getting in your child’s way? While nobody can predict the challenges that today’s children will face as adults, child therapist Vivian Morgan has helped enough children and teens to pinpoint certain predictors of a child’s ultimate success.

Resilience, says Morgan, is made up of four components that “like muscles,” require regular use to strengthen. Parents can either help this effort — or hinder it.

ALL GROWN UP: One Well-Known Mom Weighs In on Adults with ADHD

December 2018 – Baltimore Style

ADHD’s bad press begins with its name. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, is “really a misnomer,” says Vivian Morgan, a Towson-based, licensed clinical professional counselor who specializes in working with students and young adults with ADHD and anxiety.

Is It Sibling Rivalry or Sibling Bullying? Spotting and solving struggling sibling dynamics.

January 2017 – Baltimore Child’s Magazine

It’s important for parents to recognize the importance of the sibling relationship because it’s “often the longest relationship in a person’s life, most times outlasting even the relationship with the parent. It’s very significant,” Morgan says.

Prevention Magazine feature on the use of Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) to address stress and trauma.

Research using brain scans shows that tapping sends a signal to the amygdala, at the base of the brain, letting the person know they’re safe, which calms the nervous system.

January 2022