Experts: Child Anxiety, Depression Heightened During COVID Pandemic

COVID-19 has put extra stress on everyone, and experts said children are not immune to feeling the strain of the pandemic. “Kids hear their parents talking about all these things, and everybody is wearing masks and looks different,” said Dr. Margaret McClure, an associate professor and chairwoman...

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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...

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We Are Practicing Social Distancing!

We encourage people to follow the CDC’s  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 or anxiety or rumination...

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Don’t Ignore Your Child’s Tummy Ache

“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? Tummy Aches and Child Anxiety Anxiety often manifests as physical symptoms. This can happen long before a person realizes he or she is...

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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. The tips below are designed to help you seamlessly transition from two families to one. 1 – Make Sure You’re in a Committed...

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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 platform for conflict resolution, communication building, and personal growth. Here are some tips on how to maximize the effects of couples counseling....

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On January 23rd, our current electronic health system will transition to a new and advanced system to better serve you: Athena. Prior to the transition date, you will be sent a registration link to create a new patient account in Athena. If you have any immediate questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact your therapist, or call our office to speak to a staff member.