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Teen Depression: Is My Teen Depressed?

Posted Posted in Children, Lisa Weiss, Parents, Teens

Have you noticed that your once motivated and social teen has lost their drive and/or interest? Experiencing sadness, irritability, inability to focus and fatigue are all normal experiences  throughout one’s life. However, if these feelings are troubling your teen or impacting your teen’s ability fully participate in school, social life, or extracurriculars, it may be […]

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Siblings of Children with Chronic Conditions: 4 Potential Signs of Distress to be Aware of

Posted Posted in Children, Claudia Salgado, Parents

Being a parent carries the blessings of unconditional love, joy, laughter, and pride as well as the weight of responsibility. As a parent, you balance the wants and needs of your children on a daily basis while making the best choices for them and for your family as a whole. You face additional challenges when […]

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Recognizing Anxiety in Children (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Fawn McNeil-Haber, PhD gives parents insight to recognizing anxiety in children. When Dr. Fawn begins thinking about anxiety, she looks at three different things: Avoidance and Isolation Overwhelm Somatic Complaints     Learn more about our services for Child Anxiety OR   Brave Minds Psychological Services helps children, teens and families overcome severe anxiety, stress, and […]

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Taming the Back-to-School Chaos (Video)

Posted Posted in Children, Lauren Grossbach, Parents

Lauren Stein Grossbach, LMFT gives parents tips on how to tame back-to-school chaos. Adjust the schedule (BEFORE the first day!) Review the family schedule and calendar together  Prep the home environment to cater to the new schedule   If your child needs additional support during this transition, learn more about our Child Therapy Services. OR   […]

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5 Key Ways to Improve Co-Parenting Your Child with Food Allergies: Part 2 of 3

Posted Posted in Children, Food allergies, Lauren Grossbach

In Part 1 of this series, we discussed the “why” and “how” of co-parents getting on the same page when it comes to a child’s food allergies. In Parts 2 and 3, we continue the “how” with some help from Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs comes from Abraham Maslow’s work in developmental […]

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Tips to Manage Back to School Anxiety: Middle School (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Children, Lauren Grossbach

Lauren Stein, LMFT gives parents tips on how to ease their child’s transition into middle school. In this video, parents and caretakers will learn: The importance of openness with their child Helping their children find solutions to the issues they are facing Focusing less on how to fix the anxiety, but instead help their child […]