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Family Therapy – When is it Time to Seek Help?

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?

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Checking in with Children during COVID

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.

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Drugs and Alcohol: What Our Children Need To Know

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.

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Thunder Does Not Grow Flowers

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.

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Our Children Are Watching Us

By Debra Waranch, LCSW-C
We have faced the events of 2020 and now 2021, with our emotions. This is the message to give to your children, your family: Stay the Course … Keep going … 

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