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Online Therapy – What is it?

What is Online Therapy? With the click of a mouse or the tap of an app, you can have instant and inexpensive access to a therapist, or so make the

How Much Screen Time is Too Much?

I was meeting with a family of a 7 year old whose favorite activity is time on his iPad.  “Is too much screen time making my child more easily frustrated?”

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Family Psychology Associates Promotes Mental Health Awareness Month Did you know that 75% of mental health problems first appear by age 18? Anxiety, depression, learning disabilities, AD/HD and OCD can

April is World Autism Awareness Month

Family Psychology Associates Promotes Autism Awareness and Education April is World Autism Awareness Month and promotes greater awareness, understanding and acceptance of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). To do our part

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

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

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

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