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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?

Growing Empathy

  If you are not familiar with the work of Brene Brown, I would encourage you to check out her research. She is a shame and vulnerability researcher who has written a number of helpful books including, Daring Greatly and I Thought It Was Just Me (but […]
By |March 16th, 2015|Relationships|Comments Off on Growing Empathy

Why Play Therapy?

This week is National Play Therapy Week sponsored by the Association for Play Therapy. During this week, members, including yours truly, strive to broaden the public’s understanding about what play therapy is and why it is a great intervention for a variety of concerns which many children and […]
By |February 3rd, 2015|Children|Comments Off on Why Play Therapy?

Happy National Play Therapy Week!

  “You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than in year of conversation.” – Plato This week we are celebrating National Play Therapy Week. This is an opportunity to share information […]
By |February 2nd, 2015|Children, News|Comments Off on Happy National Play Therapy Week!

GROUPS FORMING for WINTER 2015

I am pleased to announce my Winter 2015 group schedule. I will be offering three social skills/friendship groups titled “I Can Be Flexible”. These groups are designed to help children increase their ability to get along with others and feel better about themselves. […]
By |December 2nd, 2014|Children, Groups|Comments Off on GROUPS FORMING for WINTER 2015

Group for Mothers and Daughters Begins October 2 – Register Now!

Mother and Daughter Group A 5-week Communication Group for Mothers and their Daughters aged 9-12 years old. The “tween” years can be trying ones for both parents and their daughters. This time-limited group aims […]
By |August 5th, 2013|Groups|Comments Off on Group for Mothers and Daughters Begins October 2 – Register Now!