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It’s Not Easy to Do it Alone: Mindful parenting advice for a single parent in Scotch Plains, NJ

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Being a single parent is no joke. It’s not for the faint of heart. But, it’s the hardest, and most rewarding job you’ll ever have. If you’re a single parent, you are a true superhero. You’ve heard all of that before. Whether a single parent by choice or chance, you’ve been told a lot of […]

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More than Hand Washing Part I: Unconventional Presentations of OCD

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

Checking.  Counting.  Handwashing.  Turning lights on and off.  Locking and unlocking a door.    These are the behaviors and images that are conjured up when people think about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). However, while exhibiting these behaviors may make it easier to identify OCD, there are a variety of signs and symptoms people are not […]

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Managing the Anxiety of an Oral Food Challenge (Video)

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Food allergies, Online Therapy

10 Strategies to Manage the Anxiety of an Upcoming Oral Food Challenge       Learn more about our Food Allergy Services Contact us for a free video consultation. (908) 242-3634 or Connect Now Thinking about food allergy anxiety therapy in New Jersey? Brave Minds Psychological Services helps children, teens, and families overcome severe anxiety, stress, and painful […]

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6 Reasons You Should Meet With a Child and Adolescent Therapist Without Your Child

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

As a parent, you inevitably come across moments where you’re not sure what you next step is.  Your preschooler’s tantrums are beginning to break the hour mark. A discussion with your middle schooler has resulted into an upheaval of yelling for the 12th time.  You’re worried about the crowd your teen is hanging out with […]

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How To Prep Your Space for Online Therapy in New Jersey

Posted Posted in Fawn McNeil-Haber, Online Therapy

Online therapy has many unique advantages.  Being in your own environment can create the opportunity for greater comfort.  You have control over how you set up your space and prepare for the session.  In addition, many people express more openness behind their camera.  You too can make the most of the online experience. Here are […]

Staying less stressed for your children during covid-19

Health Anxiety is Contagious: How to Help Your Child Feel Safe During COVID-19

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

Many parents are currently juggling work, parenting, and now homeschooling as well. Some parents are essential workers who put themselves at risk, and in turn, their children. Others have to manage getting work done while sheltering in place with restless youth. On top of this, many are facing financial struggles while worrying about  the health […]

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5 Ways to Reduce your Trauma After Your Child Has an Anaphylactic Reaction

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

Hives. Stomach pain. Vomiting. Lethargy.  An anaphylactic reaction is terrifying. Maybe you kicked into gear and gave them the epinephrine shot.  Perhaps you were like me in the beginning and took them straight to the ER, not sure if you had needed to give an epinephrine shot.  Maybe it was the school telling you there […]

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5 Essential Steps You can Take to Cope with COVID-19 Anxiety

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

If you are struggling to cope with COVID-19 anxiety, you are not alone. With new adjustments and feelings of uncertainty, it can be hard to manage your anxiety. Keeping your mental health in check is just as important as your physical health.  In fact, managing your mental health will strengthen your immune system. And we […]