Category Archives: Blog

  • 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 the year to celebrate with family and friends! Often traditions are shared from one generation to the next as a part of getting into the Read More

  • Effects of Psychological Trauma

    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” or when doctors refer to trauma to the head or body. In essence it is a severe wound that causes damage to the body Read More

  • Stressed Woman Getting Online Therapy

    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 claims of many new tools and technologies that want to take psychotherapy out of the therapist’s office and into whatever location you are connected 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