New School Year, New Challenges

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 by

The start of a new school year can often bring mixed emotions. After long days of your child waking up late, going on vacation, and not having as many responsibilities, transitioning into the new school year may be hard. For some, getting their child up in the early morning and ready for a new school

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Cooking Up Social Skills

Wednesday, 10 September 2014 by

Does your child feel that he or she has no friends? Do you observe your child struggling in social settings? Do you wish you could help support them in increasing their confidence and self-esteem? If you answered yes to any of these questions than you have come to the right place. Cooking Up Social Skills

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Thanks for Sharing

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 by

Sharing is a fundamental social skill that we all learn throughout our childhood. Sharing enables positive friendships, common interests with others, and opening ourselves to try new and exciting things. By being open to the idea of sharing, we allow ourselves to take in new information and pass it along to others. That is why

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Kids and the End of Summer Blues

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 by

During the past few days, I have been hearing the same sentence over and over again, “where did the summer go?” This is usually said in a sad, reflective tone as a parent and their child thinks about the wonderful summer days they have just had. While days may be shorter, and the weather might

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The Importance of Self-Care

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 by
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    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the amount of responsibilities you have in your life? Are you getting burned out at work or from the demands home life brings? Do you have a calendar that is constantly scheduled with things to do and no end in sight? If you answered yes to any of

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Be in the Moment

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 by

I saw the quote “Be in the Moment Before the Moment is Gone” the other day and thought about how much it truly resonates with the Help Yourself to Happy Challenge. Working and living in the city that never sleeps makes it is very easy to have a go, go, go attitude. Frequently, I find

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Break Out of Your Cycle

Wednesday, 06 August 2014 by

New York City is one of the most amazing places in the world. No matter which way you go, nothing is ever exactly the same as it was the day before. This unique quality allows its residents to discover something new every day. New York City has ample resources to connect people to information about

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Help Yourself To Happy

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 by

Throughout my years as a professional social worker, I have repeatedly heard clients state that they are searching for ways to feel happy. While happiness is a state of mind that people frequently wish to achieve, it is important to remember that this feeling can come from several different outlets, can be influenced by a

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Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 by

Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. Signs and symptoms of depression can show up at work, at home, at a party, or even just while sitting and doing nothing. This is why it is so important to be aware of when you start to exhibit feelings of depression,

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Teen Therapy Group NYC

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 by

Is your teenage girl struggling with adjusting to high school? Are issues such as college applications, peer pressure, or relationship struggles leading to feelings of anxiety or sadness? Group therapy can help to provide a safe and supportive outlet to help her work through this difficult time. This is why I am pleased to announce

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