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ADHD – Behavorial Counseling

So first of all, ADHD effects people in a variety of ways, which results from the ADHD brain having fluctuating levels of stimulation (overstimulated – hyperactive; understimulated – bored and distracted), difficulty with executive function (prioritization and organization), and memory…

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The Scars You Cannot See

There’s More to Domestic Violence than just Physical Abuse The words Domestic Violence often prompt us to envision physical situations where people are having things thrown at them, beaten, pushed down the stairs, killed etc. And rightfully so. These are…

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Emotional Regulation and Parenting

Emotional regulation and parenting takes work.  The power of “reflection” is that it is doesn’t demand that we do things perfectly.  It simply requires us to spend some time thinking in depth about those challenging, even disastrous,  scenarios after they…

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Infant Mental Health

After working therapeutically with adults suffering from severe mental illness, I began to wonder why life falls apart for some individuals? My quest to understand the origin of these difficulties and how I could make a difference led me to…

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Inner Peace is World Peace

‘World peace’ is one of those lofty goals that most people seem to want, but have no practical steps in mind to achieve it. It seems too big a task for one individual to take on, and to many, it’s…

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This is your brain on adolescence…

Have you ever looked at your teenage child and wondered: “Why do you do that?”  From mood swings to risk taking, “normal” teenage behavior can appear to be anything but normal.  Let’s look at the brain on adolescence.   But why?…