1. Tips for Coping with Insomnia

    Insomnia is a burden that interferes with your daily functioning. If you have a hard time falling and/or staying asleep, you may feel like a zombie, just shuffling through your day until you can collapse into bed and once again, struggle to sleep. Sometimes, insomnia isn’t as simple as changing certain lifestyle habits. If this is the case for you, you may benefit from our cognitive behavioral t…Read More

  2. How To Help Your Spouse with ADHD

    You love your partner with ADHD. When you first started dating, it was exciting to be with someone so spontaneous, active, and outgoing. You may have thought very little about their ADHD because it didn’t stop them from being an exciting and loving partner. Yet once the honeymoon period was over and you started to build a life together, problems began to pop up. Maybe your spouse needs to follow…Read More

  3. 5 More Signs Your Child May Need Therapy

    Your child is your whole world, so when something seems off about them, it can be extremely distressing. Whether they have changed their sleeping or eating patterns, are moodier than usual, or there is a major change going on in their life, you may be considering taking your child to therapy. In our previous blog, we started going over signs that your child may need therapy. Social Isolation It’…Read More

  4. Does My Child Need Therapy?

    It goes without saying that you want the best for your child. From the moment they were born, you care and want them to thrive. This can make it very painful when things aren’t going well for them, and you might be at a loss as to what to do. If your kid is struggling emotionally or behaviorally, you may be considering bringing them to a child psychologist. If you are located in or near Eastches…Read More

  5. 6 Organization Tips for People with ADHD

    When you have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), things that may seem simple to some can feel overwhelming. Balancing work, your personal life, and your household can feel like you are juggling, and not very well. There are many challenges that come with being an adult with ADHD. Fortunately, with a little attention to self-management and care, you can live an organized life, leading…Read More

  6. How to Successfully Search for a Therapist

    When someone starts a search for a therapist, there are many options where they can start their search. For those who start by looking on their insurance company website and printing out a list of providers within a specific area, you know the frustration of calling a long list only to either not receive a phone call back at all, to be told “no new patients” or to find out that the provider no…Read More

  7. Erasing the Stigma of Mental Illness

    Why the Stigma of Mental Illness Needs to be Erased Mental illness is a serious condition. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in five adults in the United States experiences mental illness in their lifetime. Not only is mental illness widespread, but it’s also treated like a condition that can be controlled. However, this is very much not the case. Psychological disorders …Read More

  8. CBT-I Therapeutic Treatment for Insomnia

    We all experience that occasional night or two where we cannot sleep. We toss and turn, thoughts and worry running through our heads. This is a normal reaction to life’s stressors such as relationship issues, loss, or job stress. When sleepless nights persist for three nights per week for at least three months, this is chronic insomnia. Many people turn to over-the-counter treatments such as Ben…Read More

  9. Do you need an Emotional Support Animal letter?

    Do you or someone you love have a psychiatric condition that would benefit from an emotional support animal? The human-animal bond is extremely important to most individuals. Pet ownership is associated with health benefits, including improvements in mental, social, and physiological health status. (The Human-Companion Animal Bond: How Humans Benefit. Friedmann, E.; Son, H. Veterinary Clinics of N…Read More

  10. Is anxiety on the rise in children and teens?

    When I first dove into the realm of private practice about nine years ago, a majority of the referral reasons for the children and adolescents that I worked with included oppositional behaviors, attention problems, and difficulty adjusting to separation or divorce. Slowly over the past few years, I began to notice that a majority of my patient population is diagnosed with an anxiety disorder. I wo…Read More