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Exploring Spravato Treatment: A Revolutionary Approach to Depression

Exploring Spravato Treatment: A Revolutionary Approach to Depression

If you or a loved one has struggled with treatment-resistant depression, you know how frustrating and disheartening it can be to try medication after medication without finding relief. The good news is that there's a revolutionary new treatment option called Spravato...

Navigating Adolescence: Supporting Teens and Their Families

Navigating Adolescence: Supporting Teens and Their Families

Adolescence is a time of significant change and growth, not just for teens but for their families as well. As a clinical therapist, I've seen the challenges and opportunities this developmental stage presents. Understanding and navigating these changes can strengthen...

I Was Wrong About ADHD

I Was Wrong About ADHD

I thought ADHD was easy to see and understand; however, since working as a Quantified Behavioral Test technician, I have learned otherwise.

The Nasal Ketamine

The Nasal Ketamine

What is it? Who is it for? How does it work? Learn about our approach to this exciting new treatment.

Help For The Big Sad

Help For The Big Sad

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is experienced by about 5% of the USA population, so as we head into the colder and darker months here are some approachable strategies you can try

Family Over The Holidays

Family Over The Holidays

Though to some the holiday season means twinkly lights, feasts, football, presents and more, to others this brings on feelings of dread as a series of family functions draws near. Let’s begin by remembering that the holidays can be tough for many people for many...

How to Take Care of Yourself in High School

How to Take Care of Yourself in High School

High school can be a whirlwind where new friends, teachers, and expectations often collide. Throughout the journey it is important to maintain a tangible routine to practice self-care, taking care of your mind and body along the way.

A Patient’s Guide to Therapy

A Patient’s Guide to Therapy

Tips for you to take charge of your health and embrace mental wellness on your own terms. Content Warning: Emetophobia

Do’s and Don’ts As You Navigate the IEP Process

Do’s and Don’ts As You Navigate the IEP Process

If you would like someone to partner with your family to answer questions, brainstorm accommodations and utilize effective language to support your child through the 504 or IEP process, please reach out to us.

You are Worthy of the Future you Choose, EMDR can Help

You are Worthy of the Future you Choose, EMDR can Help

Clients often report after a few EMDR sessions that they no longer experience physical sensations or heightened emotions when triggered or remembering the traumatic event, making them able to freely live their lives unaffected by the past.

COVID & Your Children’s Mental Health

COVID & Your Children’s Mental Health

Be able to recognize behavior signs of fear and stress depending on your child’s age group.Significant changes in your child’s behavior (compared to pre-pandemic behavior) mayindicate your child needs professional help to cope with their distress.

Our Students are Stressed: How We Can Help

Our Students are Stressed: How We Can Help

As students prepare for this upcoming school year, they will be faced with the extra demand of readjusting to in-person learning while still contending coronavirus pandemic restrictions. So, what guidance can we offer our children to manage their stress during the school year? 

The Difference Between Big ‘T’ and Little ‘t’ Trauma

The Difference Between Big ‘T’ and Little ‘t’ Trauma

Did you know that not all trauma is the same? Trauma takes on various (sometimes unexpected) forms and impacts children and adults alike. Considered an emotional response to a terrible event, trauma infringes upon an individual’s sense of control and can alter their sense of reality.

Autism Acceptance: Advocacy for Siblings of Autistic Individuals

Autism Acceptance: Advocacy for Siblings of Autistic Individuals

As you may have heard, last month was Autism Acceptance Month. While we think it’s great to designate part of the year to show our support, awareness, and acceptance of our autistic community, we would also like to emphasize the importance of autism advocacy year-round. Through our advocacy, we seek to reach beyond just those diagnosed with autism, and to shed a special light on the siblings of autistic individuals – their experiences, their needs, and just how strong of an impact autism has on their lives.