Helping children navigate pandemic anxiety
Children are very unlikely to become severely ill with COVID-19 infections. However, many children are likely to become anxious about the pandemic, and the disruption it is causing in their lives. Change is stressful, and people around the world are responding to a great deal of change very quickly right now. As adults, maybe we […]
WE ARE PRACTICING SOCIAL DISTANCING!
We encourage people to follow the CDC’s (https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/election-polling-locations.html) and WHO’s recommendations. If you have concerns about your physical health and safety please consult with your physician to figure out best options for yourself and your family. If you are noticing high levels of depression and/or anxiety or rumination (circular thinking you can’t turn off) about […]
Don’t Ignore Your Child’s Tummy Ache | Child Anxiety
“Mom, my tummy hurts.” This is a classic excuse children use to get out of going to school. But…is it an excuse? Or is it a sign of something more serious?
5 Tips for Becoming a Blended Family
You’ve found a new love, and now you’re ready to become a blended family. This process takes time and careful nurturing, but it is something you can do successfully.
How to Maximize the Effects of Couples Counseling
You’ve decided to pursue couples counseling. That’s great! We want you to get the most out of the experience. Couples counseling is the perfect…
When to Get Marriage Counseling
Should we get marriage counseling? This is a question many couples face in their relationship. No matter how long you’ve been together, you’re going to face challenges in your marriage. Counseling can help you overcome those challenges and combat others in the future. In this guide, we will help you decide when to get marriage […]
Family Counseling Associates opens new Danvers facility
Family Counseling Associates, a team of clinicians and medical staff offering compassionate and experienced psychological care, recently announced the opening…
Communication Tips for Parents with Teenagers
Every parenting milestone comes with its own challenges. The teen years can be particularly difficult, coupled with raging hormones and unfamiliar emotions.
Parenting Tips for Summer Vacation | Family Counseling
The school year is coming to an end, which marks the beginning of summer vacation. This can be a great time for family bonding, but it can also be stressful for parents…
What Adjustments to Expect from Depression Medication
If you’re starting a new depression medication, you may wonder what to expect along the way. Your experience may be different than someone else’s…