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Tele Play Therapy – How Could This Work?

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Covid-19 has plunged the world into a period of unknowns.  Our sense of what is normal has been completely turned upside down and some days, it’s difficult to know what day of the week it actually is.  In the world of mental health, we have been forced into the relatively new world of Telehealth.  While […]

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How to Talk to Kids About Vaping

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Use of JUUL and other highly addictive e-cigarettes is skyrocketing among young people. Doctors advise parents to start by educating themselves, so they know what they’re talking about going in, and to take an inquisitive and curious approach to what their teen’s experience is. The most important thing is keeping it as a dialogue. Declarative […]

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Continuing or Starting Counseling During COVID19

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Social distancing and stay at home orders during the COVID19 pandemic can make life feel foreign, scary, and weird. Like most of us, you may be thinking you had a lot of life stressors going on prior the pandemic which makes life feel more overwhelming now. You may be wondering how to handle your mental […]

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How To Establish Healthy Personal Boundaries: Part 1

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This topic may seem a little strange given the circumstances the world is currently facing, but given the forced personal boundaries that have become a must to help stem the tide of the COVID-19 pandemic, I thought I would write a little bit about the importance of having healthy boundaries in our personal relationships. First […]

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Feeling In Control During COVID-19

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Over the past few weeks we all have felt powerless, scared or confused at some point. We have lost much of what we can control in our day-to-day lives… and that never feels good. As humans, we thrive when we feel safe and have a sense of what is to come next. We have changed […]

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Home from College

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The Coronavirus has changed how most of us conduct our day to day life and most of us found ourselves trying to quickly adapt to many fast changes. If you are a college student, you may find yourself in a completely different situation than you were a month ago. College is a transition by itself; […]

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Transitions: How to Cope With Change and Set Realistic Expectations and Cope With Transition

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Change is inevitable, in fact they say that the only thing in life that is constant is change. If we pay attention, we can see that even in nature things are constantly changing. The seasons change, the tide changes, and climate changes. Change can be a difficult reality to accept but we have learned that […]

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Under One Roof: Managing Family Dynamics During COVID-19

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As many of us are now all at home, you may notice that your family dynamic has been magnified. This can be both positive and negative, but either way, it can be highly stressful. Whether you have small children or perhaps your college student is now back at home from college for the rest of […]

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It’s Okay to Not Be Okay

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The past few weeks have been surreal to say the least. With everything that has been going on, there have been a lot of fast changes, uncertainty, fear, and emotional stress. During this time, it is important to adjust to our new circumstances, but it is also important to know that it is okay to […]

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The Power of Music and Dance

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Most of us love music and find ourselves singing or dancing along when our old favorite songs come through our radios. Almost everyone can think of times music and dance has positively impacted their lives. It can send shivers down your spine, bring you to tears or transcend you back to a specific time in […]

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