How Your Parenting Style Affects Your Child’s Development

By: Michaela Patoilo Toddlers having tantrums. Teenagers talking back. Being a parent is a full-time job. But for every child misbehaving in public, there is another parent nearby rolling his or her eyes. However, what might seem like bad parenting …
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10 Strategies to Combat Adult Anxiety

By: Cassandra M. Faraci, Psy.D.   Anxiety disorders are one of the most common mental disorders in the United States with at least 40 million adults being affected. It is estimated that 18 percent of adults have at least one …
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6 Strategies for Increasing Children’s Positive Behaviors

  By: Cassandra M. Faraci, Psy.D.   One of the most common presenting issues in outpatient mental health treatment centers is child noncompliance which can be defined as, “the refusal to initiate or complete a request made by an authority …
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What is Cyberbullying, and What Can We Do About It?

  By:  Michaela Patoilo   What do you think of when you hear the word ‘bullying’? Do you think of a big, burly boy cornering a frail, younger kid for his lunch money? Or do you think of girls whispering …
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How to Tell if a Child Has ADHD, Something Else, or Nothing at All

  By: Cassandra M. Faraci, Psy.D. If you’re wondering if your child (or a child with whom you work) has Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), you’re not alone. It’s true that some children are very active, impulsive, and/or off task, seemingly more …
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5 Tips to Reduce Back-to-School Anxiety

With summer beginning to wind down, it’s almost time for the new school year to begin. Students and teachers alike will trade beach days and sleeping in for lesson plans and bright and early learning. Especially for older children and …
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Suicide Prevention: What You Can Do to Help

By: Michaela Patoilo With the recent suicides of beloved fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, necessary talks have opened up surrounding how our perception of peoples’ lives can be drastically different from their inner realities. Their unexpected deaths …
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Why Aren’t Men Seeking Help for their Mental Health? 

By: Michaela Patoilo In the wake of recent news and media coverage, the stigma surrounding mental health has become a hot topic of conversation. True, the beginnings of more open discussions about mental illness are in the works, but one …
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