Category Archives: Blog

  • Personal Growth Group Meeting

    Personal Growth Group Can Help You Reach Your Goals

    The Purpose of Personal Growth Group Written by: Charles Bellavia, LCSW, RN, MBA -To assist in facilitating your identified personal growth goals and accelerating the speed with which you attain them. -Be able to reduce emotional blockages by increasing your core mindfulness and learning important interpersonal skills to regulate emotions and tolerate distress. Personal Growth Read More

  • Yips - golder ready to putt

    Getting Over the Yips

    How to Effectively Manage Performance Anxiety and Yips in Your Golf Game   written by Benjamin Snyder, Ph.D.   All golfers share a similar story that starts the same way: Walking up to the green and seeing a makeable putt.  We know we should make this putt.  We walk back forth, checking and rechecking our Read More

  • woman overcoming fear of public speaking

    Fear of Public Speaking and the Effects on Performance

    Written by: Abigail Saneholtz, Psy.D   Effective communication is an essential part of building relationships, expected across work settings and occurs regularly within school projects. Glossophobia or the fear of public speaking is a common challenge that affects approximately 73% of the population according to the National Institute of Mental Health. Such fears impact a Read More

  • Lonely Man due to Family Estrangement

    Family Estrangement

    The Effects of Family Estrangement By Lynda Gurvitz, Ph.D.   The loss of a family member to death can be devastating. However, the feelings of rejection and bewilderment that often accompanies the loss of a child, sibling or parent to estrangement causes its own unique pain. Family estrangement is defined as one or more relatives Read More

  • Coaching high school football

    Coaching Goes Far Beyond Performance on the Field

    By Benjamin Snyder, Ph.D. Some Coaching Lessons Create a Recipe for Off Field Success   In the field of psychology, self-determination theory states that environments that promote autonomy, competence, and relatedness are necessary for the development of adaptive functioning and psychological growth. This means that individuals who are taught that they are in control of Read More

  • Suicide - very sad man crying

    Suicide Rising in the United States

    Struggling with thoughts of suicide?   John can’t stop worrying. He’s lost his job and his retirement savings has taken a financial hit. His mortgage rates are increasing and he doesn’t think he’ll be able to make this month’s payment. He has two children and a wife who are relying on him. He’s supposed to Read More