4 Tips For Dealing With Teen Substance Abuse

6 December 2017
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The last thing you may want to hear about is your teenager abusing drugs or alcohol. This can be a challenging situation to try and overcome, but there are numerous things you can do to help. Working with your teenager to eliminate this habit is sure to be ideal, and knowing specific tips to assist in a situation of this type are important as a parent. Tip #1: Stay positive Read More 

A Few Options For Treating ADD/ADHD Without Drugs

26 October 2017
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If your child has been diagnosed with ADD or ADHD, it can affect every aspect of his or her life. There may be social, academic, mental, and emotional problems. You, other family members, friends, and teachers will be frustrated and may lash out at the child. It can be hard for everyone involved to understand why the child behaves the way he or she does and how to deal with it. Read More 

4 Ways To Prepare For Your First Therapy Session

24 September 2017
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Seeing a therapist (or even just a new therapist) for the first time can be a bit of a nerve-racking situation. You may be wondering what to expect, how the appointment will go, and whether or not your therapist will be suited for your needs. Whether you're seeking therapy for women or general counseling, the struggles can be the same. To help you prepare and take some of the stress out of the weeks leading up to your appointment, though, there are some steps you can take. Read More 

Will You Be Required To Have A Psychological Evaluation For Disability?

6 August 2017
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When you apply for Social Security disability based on a mental health disorder, you might be required to undergo a psychological evaluation as part of the approval process. The evaluation could make the difference between your application being approved or denied. If you have an evaluation scheduled, here is what you need to know. What Type of Tests Are Used During the Evaluation? During the evaluation, there are several types of tests that could be administered. Read More 

How To Help An Anxious Child

3 July 2017
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Anxiety disorders affect adults and children alike. In children, it can be a little more difficult to see and watch your child suffer, not exactly knowing what to do. A child psychologist will help your child learn to deal with their anxiety and the psychologist can also teach you ways to help your child cope at home as well. See below for some helpful things you can say to your child to help with their anxiety. Read More