1. Your Brief Guide to 504 Plan for Anxiety

    Any individual suffering from any type of physical or mental disability can come across several kinds of challenges and hurdles in their daily life. Students spend most of their time at schools or colleges where they are promised a nurturing and healthy learning environment. Therefore, in order to diminish any sort of discrimination and difficulties faced by the students who are not eligible for s…Read More

  2. 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

  3. What are the symptoms of anxiety in children and how is it treated in therapy?

    For an adult, anxiety symptoms often include excessive worry, restlessness, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, difficulty sleeping and panic attacks that are often misinterpreted as a heart attack. Anxiety often presents differently in children. Behaviors such as severe tantrums, night terrors, school refusal and avoidance, as well as increased somatic symptoms such as stomachaches, …Read More

  4. Does your child or adolescent with anxiety qualify for an IEP or a 504 Plan?

    At Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates in Eastchester, NY, we can assist you in determining whether an IEP (Individualized Education Program) or a 504 Plan is more appropriate for your child or adolescent experiencing anxiety. A federal law called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that public schools create an IEP for every child receiving special education services. K…Read More

  5. How do I make time in my busy schedule for therapy?

    How can I make time in my busy schedule for ongoing therapy or an evaluation for myself, my child or my family? This is a question that I am often asked as a psychologist at Dr. Angela Reiter & Associates in Eastchester, NY. Yes, it does require a commitment, as well as time and money, to begin a path towards improvement. But also ask yourself whether continuing to struggle with anxiety, depre…Read More