In my practice, my clients and I frequently talk about coping skills and other ways to de-stress. Today, I wanted to spotlight one of my personal favorites-crochet. I am the type of person who doesn’t feel comfortable unless I’m moving. I need to keep my hands busy, which helps me to focus and ground myself. … More The Art of Crochet- The Mental Health Benefits
Today, people across the United States are remembering the tragic events that took place 15 years ago. Every September 11th, we remember exactly where we were when we learned about the devastating news. For me, I was a teenager in my high school cafeteria. I remember feeling confused and not knowing what to say or do … More Talking to Children about 9/11
As 2016 rolls in, we begin to hear that infamous question: What’s your new year’s resolution? Many people have told me that it is difficult to follow-through with the goals that they have set for themselves. Additionally, commercials and other media outlets set the expectation that most people will not carry out these goals (think of the commercials we … More How NOT to Fail at Your New Year’s Resolution.
Finding the right therapist may seem like a daunting task! All therapists have different styles and different personalities. Below are some questions that can help you make the process just a bit easier. Questions To Ask Yourself Before Choosing A Therapist: Is there a specific town or area that is most convenient for me to attend consistent … More Finding The Right Therapist For You (And Your Family)
It’s that time of year again! The school year is winding down and, pretty soon, you might begin to hear the typical “I’m Bored” routine. For many children and teenagers, their “go-to” activity is to immediately connect to some sort of electronic device. They might log on to Xbox to resume a video game that they have been … More Limiting Electronics While Also Keeping Your Family Happy and Busy During the Summer!