Summertime teenagers

Summertime is for relaxing. But, for many teenagers, relaxing seems to mean sitting on the couch and staring into screens. Games, social media, catching up with celebrity news – all of that can easily fill up a teenager’s vacation day, and all of it can be done without moving any muscles except for fingers and eyes.

Active Summer

Did the last day of school spring up on you out of nowhere!? Now the kids are home all day, and all they want to do is park themselves on the couch, watch TV, and play video games. Yet they still need to get the recommended daily exercise and experience those physical benefits. How can you get them

Introducing the 2nd Workshop in the Private Practice Building Series: PRIVATE PRACTICE 102: THE INS AND OUTS OF SOCIAL MEDIA Are you a mental health practitioner looking to use the internet to secure more clients? Are you interested in learning how social media can help you do that? Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the social media outlets

Summertime Boredom

School’s out for summer! And the kids are happy. No stress, no homework, no getting up early… But then the dreaded question:  ‘What are we doing today, Mom?’ Summertime is easy. Summertime is slow and relaxed. But summertime can also become boring pretty quickly. Unless Mom has a Plan B. Here are 5 activities to keep your

Death is a very difficult subject for all of us. We commonly don’t know how to deal with our feelings, we often respond in unexpected ways and ultimately, we struggle to make sense of it. For ourselves. And it is even more difficult to help your kids cope with death, particularly the loss of a loved

New York City Private Practice Building Workshop! • Are you a newly licensed Mental Health practitioner looking to work independently? • Are you searching for more meaning and fulfillment in your professional field? • Are you feeling stuck, undervalued, and unfulfilled with your current work environment? • Have you ever dreamed of starting your own

In a busy, and sometimes stressful, life we all need positive coping strategies like taking a walk in nature, scheduling breaks, listening to music, taking a deep breath, practicing mindfulness meditation, engaging creativity, talking to a good friend, or taking a bath. But which strategy is right for which kind of situation? How effective is it

time management

Time management isn’t easy. From the moment you are born into this world, time starts it’s steady, unceasing countdown to zero. This is true, not just of the time in your life, but of the time that you have available to you in a year, a month, a week, or a day. Compounding the problem, time seems to shorten

Anxiety

When you think about the causes of anxiety, it always seems to be things that are dealt with in the world of an adult. It may seem odd to some that children could have any reason to be experiencing anxiety. They don’t have to worry about bills, their jobs, providing for a family, or whatever

work life balance

So you’ve decided it’s time to go off on your own into the world. Up until now, you’ve had your needs taken care of by others, probably your parents. For the first 18 or so years, they took you to school, fed you, clothed you, and countless other things so that you could grow up

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