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Humor Helps Us Cope with Stress

Written by: Abigail Saneholtz, Psy.D., Licensed Psychologist Usually when I start writing a blog for our Facebook page I think about topics that clients are coming to sessions struggling with

In the Aftermath of a School Shooting

How to Talk to Your Children About the Recent School Shooting There are few events that hit home for parents and children like a school shooting. As a parent, you

Lack of Sleep and Teen Brain Development

Written by Kathie Blake, Psy.D. Teenagers and Lack of Sleep Teen girls that come in to my office don’t always talk. However, one thing they do say almost 100% of

Coping with Holiday Stress

By: Abigail Saneholtz Psy.D Licensed Psychologist Tis the Season for Traditions and Joy but it can Lead to Holiday Stress The holidays can be a wonderful and joyful time of

Psychological Trauma

By Lisa Averoff, LMHC What is Psychological Trauma? Trauma is a Greek work that means wound. Today we are used to seeing it used in hospitals as “the trauma unit”

Safe Driving on the Information Superhighway

A Guide to Social Media, Information Technology and Electronics For Youth Mental Health By Michael T. Smith, Ph.D. and Benjamin Snyder, Ph.D. Evidence that we are living in an age that is

October is ADHD Awareness Month

ADHD Awareness Month – Frequently Asked Questions From Concerned Parents By Michael T. Smith, Ph.D. Most children will occasionally forget to do their homework, act without thinking, daydream during school

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety

Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: Beyond the Baby Blues The birth of a child is a wonderful time in a family’s life!  Soon-to-be parents often take many months to prepare a