How to Cope with Final Exam Stress: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for High School and College Students

Are you a high school student or college student and feeling overwhelmed with upcoming final exams? If so, you should know that you are not alone in feeling stressed, worried, afraid, and freaked out by this end of school year pressure. Let’s start off by gaining an understanding about the reasons you may be feeling […]

How to Cope with Teenage Depression and Anxiety

If you are a teenager or a parent of a teen, who is struggling with depression and anxiety, you know these can be scary and stressful times. Adolescence is a challenging developmental phase when children are no longer children, spread their wings, and prepare for young adulthood. It is important to be supportive and have […]

The Importance of Addressing Your Physical Health and Mental Health: Sleep, Food, and Exercise

When suffering from depression and anxiety, many people describe serious and significant physical complaints in addition to emotional symptoms. It is important to keep in mind that our bodies and our brains are connected so that when we work to improve your emotional health, it makes sense to take a look at your physical health […]

5 Reasons it’s a Bad Idea to Let Your Child Skip School Due to Anxiety

If you are a parent to an anxious child, you know how difficult it can be to persuade them to do something they are worried or fearful about. It is a basic parenting instinct to nurture and reassure your child that everything will be okay. However, if you are getting pulled into the direction of […]

How to Talk to Your Child About Going to Therapy? 7 Helpful Tips

Are you a parent noticing that your child is struggling emotionally? Maybe you are concerned that his or her emotional functioning isn’t quite what you would expect for their age. Maybe you have depression or anxiety in your family and you are noticing your child may be showing some signs of emotional distress? Or, you […]

Are you an anxious teen leaving for college soon? Here are 9 Helpful Tips

Going off to college is a big step in a young adult’s life. Not only are you living away from your family from the first time, but you also have significantly less structure in your life than you did in the past. While it’s great that you don’t have to be in class Monday through […]

How to help your child cope with bedtime fears and anxiety: 7 tips

As a parent, the topic of your child’s sleep is probably one that has consumed many hours of your life. From infancy, we become preoccupied with when, where, how much, and how long did it take your baby to fall asleep. Simply, the topic of sleep can be exhausting for both children and parents. Now […]

The Importance of the Therapeutic Relationship in CBT

Are you looking for change? Do you want to feel better and improve your life? If so, you may be looking into therapy as a way to achieve these changes.When starting your search for a psychologist, it is possible to get confused and overwhelmed by the large number of therapies available to you. As you […]

How to Relax? 10 Best Calming Strategies

Who couldn’t do a better job relaxing? Probably all of us! And that ┬áincludes kids, teens, and adults alike. Our daily lives have gotten so fast paced and stressful that many of of need to pay attention to having a little more balance, some time to stop, notice, and smell the roses, so that we […]

8 Common Anxiety Tricks and How to Cope

If you or a loved one has suffered from anxiety, you know how uncomfortable it is and you may feel like you would do just about anything to make the feelings go away. While some strategies are effective at decreasing the distress associated with anxiety, some common techniques and beliefs we have about anxiety can […]

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