By Naami Resnick, MS, LGPC, NCC
When it comes to the stigma of acknowledging and discussing mental health, we’ve come a long way. However, there are still barriers to therapy that often keep folks from accessing the help they need. So, how do you know what kind of therapy is right for you and your family?
By Shula Levin, LCSW-C
Feeling stressed is not something experienced solely by adults; children have myriad responsibilities, pressures, and expectations that induce stress, and this past year, with the additional challenges of COVID, checking in with your child is more important than ever.
By Susan Kurlander, M.Ed.
Society must start educating children as to the realities, effects, and impacts of drug and alcohol use when they are young — as early as preschool age. Here are some suggestions for helping children, age appropriately, gain that healthy respect to make less risky choices, especially those involving alcohol. It’s time to talk to YOUR kids.
By Brittni Barcase
Well, surprise, surprise. I’m human. Today he (my son) wanted to play with something that is not a toy, and I did a “no” sandwich … a few times. His feelings got bigger, I lost my patience and I yelled. And you know what he did? HE YELLED BACK AT ME.
By Andrea Fenwick
Being a parent is difficult, but when you discover your child might have a disability, your journey goes from difficult to extremely daunting.
By Jen Rudo
In March 2020, every aspect of our Jewish Big Brother Big Sister (BBBS) program had to be re-imagined. In fact, it was more important than ever.
By Stacey Meadows, LCSW-C
What do we do as parents, when we notice that our child’s experience of this world is causing them distress? How do we know when enough is enough, and something needs to be done in order to protect and keep them socially and emotionally healthy? How do we know whether therapy might be beneficial?