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Does My Child Have A Learning Disability?

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If your child is struggling in school despite receiving extra help, you may be wondering if your child has a learning disability. Figuring out whether your child has a learning disability, and what to do about it, can become clear with formal testing by a professional with expertise in the field. Evaluation of suspected learning […]

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4 Dangerous Communication Patterns

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(That Likely Indicate a Need for Couples Counseling.) Arguments happen in all marriages, in fact, they are necessary.  Conflicts often arise because of financial stresses, parenting issues and misunderstandings. Couples must face these daily disagreements in order to operate and function effectively.  However, there are forms of negativity in arguments that have been found to be more destructive or corrosive to […]

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Tis The Season… To Be Thankful

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With the holidays upon us, our thoughts often turn to thankfulness. However, illness, depression, relationship or financial problems don’t stop simply because the calendar says it’s time to celebrate. When life is difficult do we abandon thoughts of gratefulness or is there a way to be thankful despite life’s difficulties? There are ways to remain […]

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Cool, Calm, and Collected… or Not: Anxiety Red Flags in Children

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As a play therapist, one of the main things I look for is what children are showing me, not what they are telling me. Children under the age of 10 (and sometimes older), struggle to verbalize what bothers them or what feelings they are experiencing. Therefore, when trying to determine if your child is struggling with anxiety, the […]

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Teen Drug Addiction: It’s mushrooming out of control

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In today’s society, kids are experimenting with everything at much earlier ages:  drugs and sex being the most prevalent and widely linked together. Parents commonly believe that street drugs draw the kids into chemical addiction, but the real gateway drugs are often found at home – in your bathroom cabinet.    The first “dealers” are usually […]

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