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How to Help Your Child with End-Of-School Anxieties

  It’s the end of the academic school year and inevitably this means a spike in the “freak out” behaviors parents start seeing in their kids. Looming deadlines and high stakes testing can push even the most resilient student into a constant state of agitation. Add to...

What is “telemental” health? How can it help me?

  Over the past decade, the use of telemental health services (aka ‘skype’ therapy’ have become commonplace in many counseling practices.  Although telemental health seems like a relatively new concept, its origins can be traced back a hundred years...

Why resolutions fail and how you can make them work this year

  Why DO resolutions fail? A new year is an exciting time of renewal, change, and moving forward.  Many of us will take the time to write down our new year resolutions in hopes that we will finally follow through this time.   According to Business Insider, 80% of our...

Holiday Happiness

During this holiday season I have noticed the tension of many (including myself) ramping up. The Thanksgiving pre and post meal evaluations have come and gone followed closely by the traditional holidays of Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas. A consistent theme relating...

A Gift Guide for Kids From a Therapist

  Every year, many children receive all kinds of gifts for the Holidays.  Children rattle off their ‘wish-lists’ to Santa and parents attempt fulfill those wishes.  However, you may still be unsure what to get your children this year.  I compiled a list of gift ideas...