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Coronavirus: Anxiety & OCD

Coronavirus: It’s like we have developed a serious case of the “cooties” overnight. Wash your  hands often. Use hand sanitizer liberally. Disinfect touched surfaces frequently. Avoid contact with others, especially large groups. If concerned, stay home....

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It’s a Marathon – Not a Sprint

My friend with zero athletic capability told me in September that she had decided to run the New York City marathon. Okay-Maybe that’s not fair. My friend with minimal athletic capability decided to run a marathon. Don’t get me wrong. This girl looks amazing in a...

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Healthier or Different?

It’s been a while since I’ve done a blog here. Life certainly goes fast and I’ve found it quite challenging to find time to just “chat” (that’s how I like to refer to my blogging… “chatting”). There is something I’d like to discuss and I’m not quite sure how I want to...

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Mindfulness of Youth

Have you ever had the experience of driving somewhere, and before you know it you’re at your destination, with hardly any recollection of how you got there? I know I have! It’s easy for our brains to go on auto-pilot, without being mindful of our surroundings or...

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Summer Scaries

Whether your summer has flown by or has felt like the longest two months of your life, the upcoming school year is upon us. For many families, the excitement of the new school year brings the return of chaotic mornings, late nights, and the ever-evolving challenge of...

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Courage and Vulnerability in Therapy

Recently during Mental Health Awareness Month,  I thought to myself, “what a better way to celebrate than to indulge in some bad tv.” As I was scrolling Netflix, I came across the most amazing lecture, Brené Brown’s “The Call to Courage.” To clarify- this is not bad...

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Finding the Perfect Therapist

With the world today, more and more individuals are seeking out the services of a mental health professional to help them out. But how exactly does one go about finding the “perfect therapist?” Do we ask friends and family for referrals? Do we go through our insurance...

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Get the Most Out of Summer Break

As we come to the end of the school year and summer approaches, we look forward to sleeping in, more relaxation, more fun activities, and less scheduling. Summer is a great chance to relax and let loose from the pressures of the school year, AND it is important for...

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Tired? Well, you’re not alone!

Currently 30% of the US population is sleep deprived according to the CDC (1), and we’re now becoming more tired than ever, especially with increasing work and school demands. This includes everyone, both parents and kids alike. Poor sleep quality and quantity can...

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Finding the Balance to avoid Burnout in Sports

With fall sports coming into full swing, students are finding it harder and harder to find a balance between their ever-accumulating commitments. For a lot of students, it seems that the balance is close to impossible. There are expectations to study for hours a day...

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