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Improving Your Child’s Self-Esteem

It is common to hear that a child’s difficulties in school or at home are due to low self-esteem. What exactly is self-esteem? Why is it important? And what skills does a child need to develop positive self-esteem? Self-esteem is an individual’s measure of personal worth and value. It involves a complex system of feelings, […]

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How to Determine if Your Child Needs Therapy

It is normal and expected for children to experience some difficulty as they grow and mature. They may experience conflicts at home over such issues as toilet training, bedtime and homework. They may encounter problems with parents and peers as they attempt to establish a personal identity and practice relating to others. They may experience […]

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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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