Psychological Testing and School Supports

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A psychological evaluation can have some important implications for your child at school. There are two levels of support in the school setting for children who have mental health diagnoses, an Individualized Education Program (IEP) and a 504 plan. An IEP is a more intensive level of support and is special education. An IEP has… […]

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The New Age of Connecting in Therapy Through Telehealth

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Change and new advances in technology are often exciting and full of the opportunity to create new connections on many levels. Think of social media and Instagram and how wonderful it is to connect daily to people whose interests one shares. Fortunately, many therapists have embraced the opportunity that technology offers in the form of… […]

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The Benefits of the Humanistic Approach to Therapy

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Over the course of the last century, a host of counseling approaches have been developed to help individuals suffering from a wide range of maladies. While each of these therapies has specific benefits and drawbacks, the humanistic approach to counseling provides a method in which an individual is able to take an active role in… […]

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The Importance of the Connection Between Therapist and Patient

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Does good communication happen when you don’t like someone? Is there trust in what a colleague says when you notice him “zone out” during a meeting? Will you eagerly attend a meeting that is hosted by someone you dislike? None of these scenarios are conducive to fostering a good relationship, be it personal or professional…. […]

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The Benefits of Psychological Testing of Children and Young Adults

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Psychological assessments have grown in popularity over the past decade due to the benefit they offer for children and young adults. Findings from psychological tests help diagnose learning disorders, developmental hurdles, and offer keys to how a child or young adult will best function socially and academically. Meaningful patterns of strengths and weaknesses can be… […]

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Managing Anxiety – Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

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Our anxious thoughts often prevent us from fully enjoying ourselves. Have you ever avoided a situation or activity because you were having uncomfortable feelings? Most of us have experienced this. Learning to become comfortable with being uncomfortable is an important life skill for all of us. Celebrating small victories is essential. The cycle of anxiety… […]

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