Ree Langham, Ph.D. Psychology, Author at Parenting Pod

Ree Langham, Ph.D. Psychology

Dr. R. Y. Langham holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from Fisk University, a Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (M.M.F.T.) in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University, and a Ph.D. in Family Psychology from Capella University.

She is currently a child and family psychologist, medical, health & wellness contributor, copywriter, researcher, and psychological consultant for Parenting Pod, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Disorders.org.

Dr. R. Y. Langham has over a decade of experience writing, and editing medical, health & wellness, dating, marriage, love, and psychological articles for a variety of popular magazines, newspapers, companies, and websites.

Moreover, she worked as a Medical Analyst and Copyeditor for CIGNA for over 3 years. In 2011, she published her first psychological thriller, “Fallen Apple.” She has gone on to publish a children’s book and three other books in the “Apple Series.” Her books are available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Books-A-Million.

Dr. Langham's work has been published on sites such as Psych Central, Good Men Project,Woman's Health, and more.

Articles by Ree Langham, Ph.D. Psychology

Is Your Child Struggling with OCD? These Healthy Foods May Ease the Symptoms

  • Last Updated: September 13, 2019

For children living with mental health conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a healthy diet and regular exercise are essential for managing the symptoms. So, what is OCD? The Mayo Clinic

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Avoiding These Unhealthy Foods May Ease Your Child’s OCD Symptoms

  • Last Updated: September 2, 2019

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder that causes obsessions (illogical, irrational, and baseless thoughts) and compulsive (repetitive) behaviors, often disrupting one’s life. The

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Struggling with Depression? These Healthy Foods May Help

  • Last Updated: September 10, 2019

Did you know that a combination of factors (hormonal imbalances, genetics, chronic illnesses, and high stress levels) can cause you to spiral into the deep depression? Researchers are trying to determine

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The Effects of Having a Parent With Bipolar Disorder – Observations by a Family Therapist

  • Last Updated: August 8, 2019

As a Marriage and Family Therapist and Family Psychologist, I have interviewed and treated many clients who grew up with a parent suffering from bipolar disorder (manic depression). Here are my observations

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How to Help Your Child Battle Bullies in the Schoolyard & in Cyberspace

  • Last Updated: May 24, 2019

As a family psychologist, I primarily treat adjustment issues, which bullying falls within. Many of my young clients have expressed that they have been bullied at school and online at one time. When I

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The 5 Best Weighted Blankets for Anxiety – By A Clinical Psychologist

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 22, 2019

Suffering from anxiety? If so, have you thought about trying a weighted blanket? As a clinical psychologist I will be happy to share all of the ins-and-outs with you, so you can determine if these blankets

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Your Guide to Social Anxiety Disorder

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 22, 2019

It’s normal to experience some degree of nervousness, fear, or worry in social situations. For instance, going on a first date or presenting in front of others can cause one’s stomach to knot up (butterflies

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The Best Weighted Blankets That Will Keep Your Kid Sleeping Through The Night

  • Last Updated: September 4, 2019

When I meet a parent with a child who is experiencing psychological distress, anxiety, depression, ADHD symptoms, chronic insomnia, or sensory processing issues, I always ask them if their child is sleeping

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13 Foods to Avoid if Your Child Has ADHD

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: September 2, 2019

Did you know that doctors have conjectured that certain foods could possibly trigger or worsen attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms? Although research studies are limited when it comes

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7 Foods To Eat If Your Child Has ADHD

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: September 5, 2019

Managing the symptoms of ADHD can be troublesome as an adult, and helping your child manage them can be even more complex and challenging. As a result, I have started to include lifestyle changes like

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30 Signs of Anxiety In Children And Teens That You Need to Know

  • Medically reviewed by Kim Langdon M.D.
  • Last Updated: April 28, 2019

It is extremely important to know the signs and symptoms of anxiety at various life stages so you can ensure that you and/or your loved ones receive the care they need to live happy and productive lives,

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The Best Weighted Blanket According to Our Psychologist (2019 Update)

  • Last Updated: April 20, 2019

What are the best weighted blankets? We asked our psychologist and here is what she said: As a child and family psychologist, I often recommend weighted blankets to clients who suffer from physical and

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ADHD: What You Need to Know

  • Last Updated: January 10, 2019

From time immemorial adults have envied the energy, passion and spontaneity of children. For the same amount of time, adults have complained about those same qualities. It wasn’t until the late 1800’s

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ADHD Symptoms and Signs in Toddlers, Children, and Teens

  • Last Updated: March 18, 2019

There are more than 3 million cases of ADHD in the United States every year, making it a very common medical condition. The fact that so many people suffer from it makes recognizing the signs of ADHD in

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The Psychological Effects of ADHD in Children

  • Last Updated: December 24, 2018

ADHD can lead to a host of problems both at home and at school, which can interfere with your child’s ability to succeed in class, with peers, and in their personal life. It is important to note that

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9 Ways to Help Your Child with ADHD be Successful at School

  • Last Updated: January 9, 2019

ADHD in School Age Children Did you know that approximately 11% (about 6 million) school-age children from the ages of 4-17 are diagnosed with ADHD? U.S. Department of Education. (2003). Identifying and treating

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