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What is the impact of infertility?

As small children we role play as adults. We are explorers, teachers, doctors, police officers, presidents. Most often we are mommies and daddies. Children are socialized from the earliest moments to aspire to be like their parents and have children of their own. Occasionally, as children grow up to adults, they decide that they don’t […]

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The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development

The Impact of High Conflict Divorce on Children’s Emotional Development 50% of marriages in the United States end in divorce. As clinicians, we are directly on the front lines of the divorce process in our work with couples, individuals, families, and with the children that experience their parent’s divorce. For the purpose of this article, […]

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ADHD On the Rise

ADHD On The Rise in the United States More and more parents come to me, with their children in tow, asking for help with ADHD.  They are often perplexed that their children can be hyper-focused on a computer game or “glued to Facebook but can’t pay attention or concentrate in school.”  The question has been […]

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Mental Illness and the Classroom

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/lifestyles/health/when-little-ones-break-down-at-school/nW275/ This compelling Palm Beach Post article focuses on the epic challenges faced by schools, kids, families and providers when mental illness arrives in the classroom.    For parents, the heartbreak of having a child with mental illness is exacerbated by the requisite enforcement of public safety on school grounds.   Educators, local officials and support providers […]

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Generation Sandwich: Pressed and stressed

              If you are between the ages of 40 and 60, you’ve likely found yourself compressed between the competing demands of your dependent children and elderly parents.  The term Sandwich Generation is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a generation of people who are caring for their aging parents […]

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Creating Routines for Children

Many young children struggle when they are asked to transition from one activity to another. This can often become most apparent during particular times in a child’s daily routine. For instance, getting ready for school in the morning, leaving activities they are enjoying, or getting ready for bed at night. Although there is never one […]

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