Please Don't Label My Child: Break the Doctor-Diagnosis-Drug Cycle

Aug 06, 2016, 08:17 PM

Dr. Shannon looks at nutrition, mismatched education, family conflict and other stressors to change behaviors before using medications. If there are other causes of bad behavior resorting to medication may prevent you from finding the most immediate cause of bad behavior. Learn how teaching parents the difference between discipline and punishment create breakthrough changes. Scott M. Shannon, MD, author of Please Don't Label My Child: Break the Doctor-Diagnosis-Drug Cycle and Discover Safe, Effective Choices for Your Child's Emotional Health --- is a pediatric psychiatrist who is board-certified in general psychiatry, child/ adolescent psychiatry, and holistic medicine. A past president of the American Holistic Medical Association, he currently has a private practice in holistic child psychiatry and serves as medical director of four residential treatment centers for children and teens in northern Colorado. Dr. Shannon shares his vision for transforming the care of children with chronic illness of any nature via The Center for the Whole Child ( He lives in Fort Collins, Colorado, with his wife and two children. MP3 File Length-22 minutes, 31 seconds