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  • Family Psychology Associates

    A Quarter Century of Mental Health Care

    Changes in the Mental Health Care Helping Profession As we mark the silver anniversary of the founding of Family Psychology Associates, it is important to notice the way in which service delivery for mental health care has changed in the past 25 years. Family Psychology Associates, Inc. originally opened its doors on February 1, 1992 Read More

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    What is Meditation Practice?

    Meditation practice is an increasingly popular way to develop a “quieter” mind and to improve our emotional-regulation skills.  Several scientific studies point to the health benefits associated with long-term meditation practice like lower blood pressure, improved tolerance for “stress” and better immune system functioning.   However, meditation is not magic; it is simply a method for Read More

  • Couple in Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship – How do I know if my relationship is healthy? Dr. John Gottman, a well-known researcher in the area of relationships, discovered that the core of a healthy love relationship is a “romantic friendship.” Dr. Gottman defined this “friendship” as “mutual respect and enjoyment of each other’s company.” How do we feel around Read More

  • Time Out Debate

    Time Magazine’s Time Out Debate

    A recent article in Time Magazine entitled “Time Outs Are Hurting Your Child” stated that the use of Time Out as a disciplinary tool “can look the same as physical abuse” on a brain scan. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, the authors of a new book entitled No Drama Discipline, argue that at the Read More

  • Family Psychology Associates

    Back To School Struggles

    Back to School Struggles: How Do I Know if My Child Has AD/HD? Now that summer is over, some of the struggles that your child may have experienced last school year may return. It is not unusual for children with learning and attention disorders to have conflict free summers and holidays, only to have their Read More

  • Parenting

    Parenting in the Information Age Part 2

    This is the second part of a two part blog.  For readings that illustrate each of these goals, see the Reading Lists on our Resources page.  You will also notice that each of the Specialties pages includes suggested readings as well. You can also visit our Facebook page to get up to date posts of Read More