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For College Students: Back at Home for Classes During COVID

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Online Therapy, Teens

College students have gotten the short end of the stick in 2020. This is NOT what you signed up for. College at home. Virtual classes. Inaccessible professors. Confused colleagues. No freedom. No dorm life. Your internships and study abroad are on hold. And it’s just too much to deal with! We get it. You expected […]

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Postpartum in a Pandemic: Timely tips from a postpartum therapist in New Jersey

Posted Posted in Adults, New Moms, Parents

Feeling isolated. Suddenly, stuck in the house for weeks. Not sure what to do for your physical health. Is your mental health okay, or do you “just need more sleep”? Are you making the right decisions for your family’s health? Are you overreacting? Maybe, you’re not sure you’re doing enough… If you’re reading this without […]

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Too Much “Together Time”? 5 Stay-At-Home Strategies From a NJ Couples Therapist

Posted Posted in Adults, Lauren Grossbach, Online Therapy

When social distancing began, you knew you’d be spending more time with your partner at home, but perhaps you didn’t realize it would be for this long or feel this intense. Over two months into social distancing, couples are struggling to get along. You might have heard stories or seen memes on social media about […]

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6 Action-Steps for Health Anxiety During COVID-19

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Julie Marshall, Online Therapy

News headlines. Death tolls. Toilet paper shortages. Financial insecurity. Conspiracy theories. Masks and gloves. Empty shelves. These are the images and experiences we are encountering daily during the current pandemic. It’s tough to fathom not feeling anxious at this point. And honestly, the anxiety that you are feeling is understandable given so many uncertainties and […]

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Managing Distress for Hospital Staff and EMS Workers Due to COVID-19

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Lisa Weiss, Online Therapy, Trauma

To New Jersey, New York and all the healthcare workers on the frontlines during this pandemic: Thank you. During a time of such distress and uncertainty, you continue to care for your patients. With limited supplies and a growing number of cases, this will put your anxiety into overdrive. Paying close attention to your mental […]

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Maintaining Your Routine from Home

Posted Posted in Adults, Anxiety, Online Therapy

Mental health experts often stress the benefits of maintaining a consistent routine. You may have spent months or even years cultivating a routine. This may have helped you to maintain your physical and mental health. This may include following a gym schedule, prepping healthy meals, and consistently making plans with friends. Exercise, healthy eating, and […]