Articles in Parenting and Behavioral Skills and Issues

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by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
What does shame have to do with boundaries?
by Lisa Haller on August 29, 2019
When we think of healthy boundaries, the word shame doesn’t often come to mind. But what are boundaries really? Boundaries are the ultimate self-care and personal responsibility. A boundary is something we set for ourselves, not for others.... Read full article
by Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
From Career to Stay at Home Mom, Risk for Alcohol Abuse?
by Dr. Kieran Ayre on May 23, 2019
The excitement and joy of having kids are no doubt one of the most satisfying things we get to experience. However, motherhood also brings many, unexpected challenges. And the shock of going from living the life of a successful career woman to the st... Read full article
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
Coping with Mother's Day and Infertility
by Pam Kelberg on May 07, 2019
A special day set aside for celebrating motherhood can be challenging for those struggling with infertility. It can be particularly difficult to be faced with reminders of a deep and personal issue that can be hard on any given day. ... Read full article
by Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on May 05, 2019
by Paula Leslie, LCSW, BCD on May 05, 2019
Acknowledgment and acceptance of anger is an important step in motivating us to create change in our lives. One of the 5 steps to success.... Read full article
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Creating peace in your family
by Dr David Lefkowitz on February 12, 2019
Peace at home means offering support and stability to each member of the family in order to stop a distressing situation & facilitate love, respect, and cooperation between family members. Professional help can be instrumental in creating this change... Read full article
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
Anxious parents and young children
by Caryn Hess, LPC on January 31, 2019
If we have a predisposition to anxiety, we need to be aware of how our nervous state affects our children. Therapy for anxiety can help you and your child.... Read full article
by Dr. Kieran R. Ayre on November 14, 2018
Aftecare and Sober Living After Detox
by Dr. Kieran R. Ayre on November 14, 2018
Recovery doesn’t end after detox. There are two phases of withdrawal. The first is physical, the second is the bio-psycho-socio aspects of addiction. Aftercare and sober living are a necessary part of ongoing recovery.... Read full article
on October 31, 2018
Are you too nice?
on October 31, 2018
Are you too nice? Being kind and giving is commendable, but being overly obliging can take a toll on your mental health. If you are asking yourself, "am I too nice," Here are some common psychological issues that can arise due to being too nice. ... Read full article
on October 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression; Jason's story
on October 03, 2018
Paternal postpartum depression (PPD) is more common than most people realize. In today's society, PPD is a serious concern given that men are playing a larger role in child care. Maternal depression greatly increases the likelihood of PPD. ... Read full article
on September 17, 2018
How to introduce your new partner to your child
on September 17, 2018
Introducing your partner to your children is not a decision to take lightly. However, if you feel the time is right, it can be a meaningful opportunity to share the most important person in your life with someone who you care deeply about.... Read full article
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