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5 Tips for Parents to Help Their Children Cope with Social Anxiety

Raising children can be complicated and confusing, especially when they are in the adolescence stages. This is a time of change, both physically and emotionally and they are most vulnerable during these years. It’s not uncommon for adolescents to defy … Continue reading

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Infidelity and Monogamy

Infidelity. Powerful word. It brings up all sorts of feelings: disapproval, distain, anger, upset, insecurity, threat, jealousy, understanding, sympathy, temptation, titillation, avoidance, and acceptance. There are varied beliefs about infidelity held both by professionals and by the average individual. And … Continue reading

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Talk about Your Problems to Solve Them

Problems are inevitable and so is anxiety related to them. And, through life, we each discover our own means of coping with life’s hurdles, of which some mechanisms prove more helpful than others. The important thing to remember is that … Continue reading

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Not Wanting to Want

How Intense, Nearly Unbearable, Feelings Can Be: My seat mate on the train spots an older woman and offers her his seat. She declines, but thanks him. I touch his arm and say, “That was nice.” He smiles and nods … Continue reading

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Is Full Disclosure Best?

I was recently interviewed by a student who is taking a class in ethical practices in couple therapy. I was asked whether I require full disclose from each partner to each other in couple sessions, especially when I have met … Continue reading

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4 Signs You Need to Visit a Psychotherapist

An abusive relationship, the death of a loved one, miscarriage, discrimination in the workplace – life does pose many challenges that have severe implications for our emotional well-being. And, it’s more common than you would imagine. Nearly 70% of American … Continue reading

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Not Wanting to Want

How Intense, Nearly Unbearable, Feelings Can Be My seat mate on the train spots an older woman and  offers her his seat. She declines, but thanks him. I touch his arm and say, “That was nice,”. He smiles and nods … Continue reading

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Fight Smarter, Not Less

Did you know that most couples across the world have repeating arguments year after year? The interesting part is that they often do so without realizing it. When two people get into a relationship, conflict is inevitable. However, the quality … Continue reading

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Why should I Go to Therapy? I Have Friends and Family to Talk to.

Your friends and family care about you and want to listen and help when you’re in need. But therapy offers so much more than just a comforting, caring, safe environment where you can talk about your troubles. That’s certainly important, … Continue reading

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How Divorce Impacts Children

According to an article by Verywellfamily.com, “Almost 50% of American children will witness divorce of their parents and half of these may also witness divorce in the second marriage of their parents.” Divorce brings about a massive change in a … Continue reading

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