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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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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 […]

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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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Supporting Your Senior in the Midst of COVID-19 Cancellations: Interviews with Seniors

Posted Posted in Jessica Pizzo, Online Therapy, Parents, Teens

You have noticed your child withdrawing; in their room for hours. They say they are working on school work, but this isn’t how it was supposed to be. It is your child’s senior year, and nothing is quite as you imagined. You imaged helping them get ready for prom and worrying if they would make […]