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Navigating Food Allergies: A Psychologist’s Guide to the Top 5 Misconceptions and Nurturing Mental Health

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Food allergies

Today, I want to discuss a topic often misunderstood: food allergies. As a psychologist and food allergy parent, I’ve seen firsthand and secondhand the emotional rollercoaster that comes with managing food allergies. So, let’s dive in together. We debunk some common myths. Explore the psychological impact. And find ways to support those walking this tricky […]

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Part 2: The Vital Role of Play in Easing Anxiety in Children: Practical Tips for Parents

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Online Therapy

The therapeutic benefits of play are numerous. You can find these discussed in Part 1 of The Vital Role of Play in Easing Anxiety in Children. In fact, play is very frequently integrated by our clinicians who provide child anxiety treatment at home and in our Scotch Plains, NJ and Branchburg, NJ offices.  There are […]

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Part 1: The Vital Role of Play in Easing Anxiety in Children

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Play is a powerful tool for children and adults alike.  However, academic pressures and extracurricular commitments frequently overshadow the importance of play. We live in a society that can be very focused on accomplishments.  This can even seep into therapy.  There can be an expectation in therapy that we fix the problem, develop coping skills […]

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When Parents Fall Short: Finding Emotional Fulfillment as Adult Children of Narcissistic Parents

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Narcissism, Trauma

The desire for emotional support from parents is a natural and deeply ingrained aspect of being human. It is in fact built into our biology and physiology. It’s rooted in survival.  Furthermore, this is intensely true as children but doesn’t disappear as we become adults. Additionally, as adults, we can feel the need for parental […]

Meet the EMDR Therapists

Posted Posted in Adults, Children, EMDR, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Trauma

What is EMDR Therapy?  Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR, is a well-researched technique for therapy. EMDR can help individuals feeling “stuck” to move forward through reprocessing distressing memories. Including memories experienced after a traumatic event.  EMDR is effective at helping adults, teens, and children. It uses bilateral stimulation of both the left and right […]

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Therapy for Food Allergies and Anxiety Comes to Branchburg, NJ

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Children, EMDR, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Trauma

Living with food allergies is a daily balancing act. It includes a lot of vigilance and anxiety. It’s a life filled with label-reading, meticulous meal planning, and emergency preparation. The fear of a severe allergic reaction can be constant. Indeed, it can shadow every meal, snack, and social event. Advocating for you or your child’s […]