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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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How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts (VIDEO)

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

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about how to talk with your child about scary thoughts. Below, you’ll find the highlights, some practical tips, and ways to get your child more support with child anxiety treatment. How to Talk to Your Child About Scary Thoughts As a parent, it’s our instinct […]

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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 […]

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Oral Food Challenge and Anxiety Part 1: Preparing Yourself and Your Child

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

What is an Oral Food Challenge? Oral food challenges are a diagnostic tool that allergists use to test for food allergies. Very simply, the patient consumes some of a potential food allergen under the supervision of a Board Certified Allergist. This allows the allergist to test for food allergies reliably and safely.  Blood and skin […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should See a Parent Coach or Child Therapist Without Your Child (video)

Posted Posted in Adults, Fawn McNeil-Haber, Parents

Watch the video above to learn from Dr. Fawn McNeil-Haber about why strategizing with a Child/Teen Therapist can really up your parenting game. Then, read more below to learn how to get started with a New Jersey therapist. 6 Reasons Why You Should Meet with a Parent Coach and/or Child Psychologist As a parent, you […]

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Women and Anxiety: Do Your Anxious Feelings Interfere with Your Romantic Relationship?

Posted Posted in Anxiety, Couples, Fawn McNeil-Haber

Anxiety can make it difficult to form close relationships. Especially romantic ones. All across the nation, women and anxiety fight daily battles with one other. Unsurprisingly, trying to conquer an unseen force like anxiety can be very tricky. At times, too tricky. Anxiety can eat away at a relationship. Often crushing the trust and connection between […]