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Helping Children Cope with Divorce

The United States has the highest divorce rate among Western nations. In the 1990’s, it was predicted that 40% of all American children would experience a parental divorce. Divorce can have serious psychological consequences and for some children, it is even more devastating than the death of a parent. Divorce is not a simple, isolated […]

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Coping with Job Stress

Recent referrals to our practice have reflected the economic upheaval of today’s society. More and more adults are seeking assistance as they cope with the stress of successfully surviving company downsizing, reorganizations and mergers. Often these adults are experiencing symptoms of depression and anxiety. All are highly stressed as they attempt to manage their own […]

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Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety is a normal part of everyday life, usually caused by work demands, school pressures, family obligations, or other business or social interactions. For most people, these experiences produce only mild anxiety that does not disrupt their ability to function well and enjoy life. However, for individuals with anxiety disorders, this emotion can be intense […]

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Abusive Adolescent Dating Relationships

Increasingly in our practice we are seeing teenage girls in abusive dating relationships. These high school and early college students are usually brought to treatment by parents who are concerned about changes in their daughter’s behavior including failing grades, depression and isolation from family and friends. In assessing the situation we note that a strong […]

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