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4-7-8 Breath

Boy, was the month of September a busy one! I and my family enjoyed a very relaxing and enjoyable summer. However, September came and swept us back into getting things done mode.  I noticed my system suddenly pushed into […]
By |October 3rd, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Mindfulness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4-7-8 Breath

Fall 2015 Social Skills and Friendship Groups

Does your child lack confidence? Does she struggle to “let things go”? Do small problems becoming big problems quickly? Does worry prevent your child from taking social risks? If so, your child may be helped by learning to be more flexible with […]
By |September 11th, 2015|Children, Groups, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Fall 2015 Social Skills and Friendship Groups

Friendship and Social Skills Camps for 4-7 year olds

This friendship camp will help your child practice socials skills in preparation for the start of school. The group is offered out of doors at a nearby playground (weather permitting) to take advantage of our beautiful summer weather and to provide real-life opportunities for […]
By |July 14th, 2015|Children, Groups|Comments Off on Friendship and Social Skills Camps for 4-7 year olds

Summer Groups Line-up

It’s time to celebrate summer!   There are several opportunities this summer to help your child practice socials skills and organization during the summer months. Summer groups are offered out of doors when possible and appropriate to take […]
By |May 31st, 2015|Children, Groups|Comments Off on Summer Groups Line-up

Care for Caregivers Workshop – Sunday, June 7, 5-6:30

Whether we serve as medical professionals, parents, educators, clergy, or a member of the human race, from time to time we are called upon to care for others as part of our personal or professional lives. These acts of […]
By |May 14th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Groups, Mindfulness|Comments Off on Care for Caregivers Workshop – Sunday, June 7, 5-6:30

Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

Most of us have had an experience of feeling we are not good enough at our jobs despite evidence to the contrary. If this is a consistent theme in your stream of thoughts, you may be experiencing “impostor syndrome”. My friend and colleague Elizabeth Brokamp, shared the […]
By |April 27th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Uncategorized, Work|Comments Off on Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

What is a Psychoeducational Assessment?

In my work with children and families, academic challenges are often a topic of discussion or concern. From time to time, I recommend a family get a psychoeducational assessment from a trained psychologist. I asked my colleague and friend Virginia Lindahl, PhD, a licensed psychologist, to […]
By |April 13th, 2015|Children|Comments Off on What is a Psychoeducational Assessment?

HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

In a previous post I discussed the new information we’ve learned in the past decade about neuroplasticity and the hope it provides those who are struggling with anxiety and depression. So, now that we understand why our […]
By |April 6th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress|Comments Off on HOW Do I Change My Brain? – Relieving Anxiety and Depression

Are We REALLY Connecting in our Relationships?

I recently came across this animated edition of Sherry Turkle’s Ted Talk – Connected – But Alone. It resonated with me as I think about how we receive and interpret messages about love, relationships, connection and […]
By |March 30th, 2015|Relationships|Comments Off on Are We REALLY Connecting in our Relationships?

Change Your Brain – Relieve Anxiety and Depression

I have discussed before the greater understanding of brain function being acquired with new technologies like Functional MRIs and other methods of brain mapping. These technologies are giving us […]
By |March 23rd, 2015|Mindfulness|Comments Off on Change Your Brain – Relieve Anxiety and Depression