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Four Reasons Why Your Child’s Therapist Wants To Meet With You

Posted Posted in Children, Kerry Isgur, Parents

When elementary school-aged children begin child therapy, many parents wonder how involved they will be or should be in their child’s treatment. Here at Brave Minds, you can expect your child therapist to build a relationship with you and communicate with you directly. There are several reasons for this. 1. Child Therapists can Provide Validation […]

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EMDR for Kids: How a New Jersey Therapist Uses EMDR in Child Therapy

Posted Posted in Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Trauma

Last month, we discussed a valuable therapeutic tool used at our Scotch Plains, NJ counseling clinic, EMDR. EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization and it can be used to help clients of all ages, even children! In fact, EMDR is especially great for children because it requires less talking and is a relatively quick therapeutic […]

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What is EMDR Therapy? A New Jersey Therapist Explains This Proven Trauma Treatment

Posted Posted in Children, Fawn McNeil-Haber

You’ve tried various therapists who use different therapeutic techniques, but you haven’t found them to be very successful. You’re still suffering. Perhaps, you’ve heard about Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, or EMDR, before and you’re thinking about trying it. But, you want to gather some information first. Today, I want to give you some information about […]

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Oral Food Challenge Part 2: Managing the Anxiety

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

In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed what an oral food challenge is and how you can prepare yourself and your child. Oral food challenges can be very anxiety-provoking for both the child with food allergies and the food allergy parent. Allergists think very carefully before recommending an oral food challenge. They […]