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January 27, 2020

 How does talk therapy work? What are its active ingredients, the central mechanisms by which clients improve in therapy? The truth is that we don’t quite know. We do know that therapy works, and that some therapies work better than others for some disorders. Yet resea...

December 23, 2019

Although the winter season begins with a bit of holiday cheer, many people feel a little “off” as the cold weather drags on. I’ve already seen a few patients who are puzzled by how easily they become irritated. “Is there something wrong with me?” “Why am I so unhappy?”...

November 11, 2019

Solving the Mystery of Military Mental Health: A Call to Action

In the wake of the recent Veterans’ Day observances (November 11, 2018), I had a strangely disquieting feeling. At first, I attributed it to binge-watching too many war movies that had been broadcast for th...

This information addresses the most frequently asked questions about play therapy, a mental health modality practiced by thousands of licensed mental health professionals within and outside of the United States. Much of the information provided is descriptive and found...

October 21, 2019

One boy confided in the gentle-faced golden retriever about exactly what happened in his classroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School that day—which his parents said was more than he'd been able to share with them. A little girl who hadn't spoken since the shootings final...

September 16, 2019

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, 2.4 million students are diagnosed with a learning disability and about 41 percent receive special education services. There is a range of different learning disabilities including: dyscalculia (difficultie...

September 23, 2016

Going to a therapist can be a scary idea for some. This video is to demystify your first session and generally know what to expect.

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