Dr. Michele Borba

Bio

Michele Borba, EdD, is an educational psychologist and parenting and child expert who is recognized for her practical, solution-based strategies to build strong families and strengthen children’s behavior and character. Dr. Borba has spoken to over one million parents and teachers worldwide on ways to reduce youth bullying and violence and boost moral development. She is an award-winning author who has written 22 books including her latest release, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries. She serves as a spokesperson to numerous Fortune 500 companies and regularly appears on many television shows, including Today, The View, CNN and Dr. Phil.

Education
• Doctorate in Educational Psychology and Counseling; University of San Francisco
• Masters in Learning Disabilities; Santa Clara University
• Life Teaching Credential; San Jose State University
• BA in History/Psychology; University of Santa Clara

Credentials
•National Educator Award
•Advisory Board Parents
•Advisory Board CosmoGirl
•Consultant for the Center Resource Group for the U.S. Department of Education
•Outstanding Contribution to Educational Profession

Specialties:

  • Psychology

Affiliation:

  • SharecareNow, powered by WCG

Location:

  • city, AK

Group Memberships:

Activity

  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology
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    How Can I Tell If My Child Is Being Targeted Online?

    Cyber bullying is an issue that many kids and teens now deal with, and there are subtle behavioral signs that parents should be aware of. In this video, educational psychologist Michele Borba, EdD, explains some red flags parents should look out for.
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    What Are Some Secret Terms Teens Use on Facebook?

    With the rise of internet communication, kids have developed a secret lingo for texting and social media; it's key for parents to know some of the most common terms. Watch educational psychologist Michele Borba, EdD, share some of these terms.
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    How Can I Teach My Kids to Be Safe Online?

    You can teach your kids to be safe online with a few simple rules that you should repeat over and over again. In this video, educational psychologist Michele Borba, EdD, shares some important rules and tips for internet safety for your children.
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    Why Should I Monitor My Child's Online Activities?

    You should monitor your child's online activities, because the internet is an extension of the real world and can be a dangerous place. Watch educational psychologist Michele Borba, EdD, share some strategies and rules for your child's internet use.
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    What signs can detect an eating disorder in my child?

    Eating disorders are difficult to detect in the early stages, but here are signs:
    •    Mealtime a constant battle
    •    Eats in bizarre way (obsessive, picky, hides food, bizarre eating times, etc.)
    •    Counts calories obsessively
    •    Unrealistic assessment of weight
    •    Stops menstruating or skips...Read More
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    Can my stress rub off on my children?

    Keep yourself strong to make sure your kids are stress-free. Don’t expect to be able to help allay your kids’ anxiety, unless you keep your own in check. Are you watching what you eat and reducing anxiety-increasers such as caffeine and sugar, exercising, getting enough rest, seeking the support...Read More
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    How can I get my kids to open up and talk about their day?

    Here are a few secrets to help your kids open up and talk about their day:

    *Wait! The time kids are most stressed is the moment they walk in the door. So don’t push the “how was your day?” inquiry. In fact, teens say they hate that question. “It’s predictable. She’s going to ask, ‘How was your day?’...Read More
  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology

    How can I reduce after-school stress for my tween and teen kids?

    To reduce stress for tween and teen kids, the newspaper is a great multi-purpose tool. Most newspapers are written around a 9th grade level (USA Today is at a 5th grade level), and just reading the paper every day can help spark that love of reading and learning. (YES!) 

    There’s something for everyone...Read More
  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology
    Dr. Michele Borba answered:

    What is anorexia nervosa?

    Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder in which the child is terrified of weight gain or being fat and severely restricts calories. Anorexia nervosa is one of the three major medically recognized eating disorders. Read More
  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology
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    What are autism spectrum disorders?

    There is new information to know about autism spectrum disorder (ASD). A new study out this week estimates that one in every 91 children in the U.S. ages 3 to 17 has an ASD. That report increases the current estimate of autism occurring in 1 in 150 children. The odds of having ASD are four times...Read More
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    Should I make my kids eat foods they don't like?

    Research shows us that it can take some time for kid’s taste buds to kick in, so instead of throwing in the towel (or the veggies) take your time and try, try again. The new research shows that it takes a calm, repeated exposure to a new food -- especially vegetables -- for up to two weeks at a time...Read More
  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology

    How can I cut my stress levels at home?

    You can help reduce stress at home by taking a home climate check. Are there opportunities for your family to relax? Make sure your home is a place where your kids can de-stress. Is there time for laughs and fun? Are there opportunities for the kids and you to enjoy one another? Are there regular...Read More
  • Dr. Michele Borba - city, AK - Psychology
    Dr. Michele Borba answered:

    How can I help my child get a good night's sleep?

    A lack of sleep can have a serious impact on children’s abilities to learn and perform at school.

    In fact, in one recent study, Tel Aviv University researchers found that missing just one hour of sleep can be enough to reduce a child’s cognitive abilities by almost two years the next day. For example,...Read More