12 02, 2020

To Your Health: Small Steps to Get it Done

By | February 12th, 2020|Mood Matters|

It’s winter. It’s cold! Our animal friends are hibernating. Many humans also feel the pull to do less physically this time of year. But I’m here to tell you, this is a trap! With shorter days and colder temperatures keeping us indoors, our moods are already fragile. Doing physical activity helps for several reasons. […]

4 11, 2019

Reflections on Our OCD Awareness Event

By | November 4th, 2019|From OCD to Anxiety|

What are October OCD Awareness events all about?

OCD Awareness Week was launched by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) to serve as an annual  occasion when “community groups, service organizations, and clinics across the US and around the world celebrate throughout the week with events such as educational lecture series, OCD-inspired art exhibits, grassroots […]

31 05, 2019

Powering Off

By | May 31st, 2019|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Summer is upon us! For many that means no school, (family) vacations, and more free time. A recent New York Times article ominously titled “Putting Down Your Phone May Help You Live Longer” speaks of just how much of our free time we spend on our phones. The article cites research about the […]

1 04, 2019

Five Spring Decluttering Tips

By | April 1st, 2019|Partner Perspectives|

Develop a system to manage paper. Paper is the number ONE item when it comes to clutter. Newspapers, magazines, and junk mail all add to the mountain of paper in our homes. The first step in organizing paper is to develop a system to manage it. Think in terms of time. Papers such as the […]

5 02, 2019

Silent Suffering: Anxiety and Depression in Teenagers

By | February 5th, 2019|Teen Topics|

Teens with anxiety and depression often suffer in silence. Here are tips for parents to spot the symptoms and help their teens cope.

19 12, 2018

Keeping Kids Active During Holiday Break…Without Electronics

By | December 19th, 2018|Kid Korner|

Despite the joy of the holidays, parents often wonder how to keep their children entertained. Here are non-electronic ways to engage kids over school break.

24 10, 2018

Three Videos About Sleep Every Parent Should Watch with Their Teens

By | October 24th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

Talking to your teen about sleep often leads to arguments and frustration on both sides, but these three videos are great ways to introduce the topic.

17 10, 2018

Five Tips to Help Teens Build a Sleep Wind-Down Routine

By | October 17th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The teenage brain is in high gear all day and when they're ready to sleep, teens can’t just turn them off. Here are five tips to help them wind-down.

10 10, 2018

September Reset: Getting Teen’s Sleep Back on a School Schedule

By | October 10th, 2018|Sleep Sense, Teen Topics|

The new school year is here, and it’s time to help your teen reset from sleeping late to getting up early for school. Here are five easy tips to help.

9 10, 2018

Role of Play in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy

By | October 9th, 2018|Kid Korner|

Engaging children in therapy is important to successful treatment, and play is a great way to do that. Here are just a few of the benefits of play therapy.