Articles of Interest
Wednesday
Apr242013

Marijuana: What to do when it finds you and your family

Pot is a “loaded” subject. Joking aside, it seems that pot has been in the news a lot lately. In my observation, parents and teens seem to have different opinions about it. Some teens seem to think that pot helps their success, giving them a way to calm down when stressed or even sleep. Some parents are not so worried about their teen using...

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Friday
Nov092012

Boys 101: Unique Challenges - Part II

Let's face it, boys can be aggressive. This aggression comes out in many forms... sometimes a boy is mean to another person in the family. Sometimes you might notice that they...

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Monday
Oct222012

Boys 101: Unique Challenges - Part I

From time to time, when people discover that I am a psychologist who works with boys and men, people describe how they need help understanding their son or other men in their life. Sometimes parents pose questions to me and other times they just describe difficult situations that they are dealing with. Either way, I have realized over the years that boys, in particular, pose some unique challenges to parents. Many of these challenges are easily overcome with a little planning...

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Thursday
Sep272012

EMDR Works! Why to use it in therapy Part 3

Now that you have read about what EMDR is and the theory behind how it works, you might wonder who is it best for and what problems can it address? Reason #4: EMDR is a flexible treatment approach useful on

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Thursday
Sep272012

EMDR Works! Why to use it in therapy - Part 2

I have two other reasons to try EMDR in your treatment. Reason #2: EMDR uses your already healthy system

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