Many of us have said something like this to ourselves or to someone else. We think therapy might be helpful, but for one reason or another, we are hesitant to give it a try.Read More
Self-esteem is important for the development and growth of children. Children who have low self-esteem, have negative thoughts about themselves, give up easily and feel like they do not belong at school or in groups/sports...Read More
Parents are often feeling stressed out from managing busy schedules and raising kids. We learned via Psychology Today that there are several ways to decrease stress in parents. They reported that, "Numerous studies have shown that parents who report higher levels of parenting stress are more likely to be authoritarian, harsh, and negative in their interactions with their child (e.g., Deater-Deckard & Scarr, 1996). Furthermore, parenting stress decreases the quality of the parent-child relationship."
Here are 4 ways you can destress and create harmony as a family!Read More
We learned via an article by the Huffington Post that misconceptions about seeking therapy may actually stop someone who wants to see a therapist. However, they stated that Noah Rubinstein, founder and CEO of therapist directory GoodTherapy.org, says, “People go to therapy to cope with disorders, relationships, stress, grief, to figure out who they are and learn to live life to the fullest. There’s no shame in wanting a better life.” Read on to learn about 10 of the most common myths about seeking a therapist.Read More
The American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) aims to "enhance the recognition of the profession and practice of marriage and family therapy," as it is often confused with other behavioral healthcare disciplines. In this video, AAMFT wants to inform the public that marriage and family therapy is a distinct profession, and to dispel the myth that it is a subset of other behavioral healthcare professions.Read More