Twenty years of research has shown that family dinners are good for the body, the brain and the mental health of kids and their parents. Anne Fishel, PhD, of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MGHfC, shares how to make the most of family dinners.
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- Nov | 22 | 2019
As the mother of all family dinners, Thanksgiving can come with a huge helping of expectation and a side of emotional baggage, says Anne K. Fishel, PhD, director of the MGH Family and Couples Therapy Program, and director and co-founder of The Family Dinner Project in the MGH Psychiatry Academy.