Stress and the Holidays

As we are approaching the Spring holidays of Passover and Easter, once again it is not unusual for us to encounter additional stress.This is the case for both hosts and guests alike. Not only do we need to address the mundane chores of shopping and meal preparation,...

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Panic Attacks

Do you ever find that you are experiencing intense anxiety that is manifesting itself in physical symptoms such as heart palpitations, shortness of breath, or sweats? Sometimes one can even feel like they are having a heart attack. This should serve as a strong...

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Separation Anxiety Disorder

When a child is very young, such as between 8 and 14 months, it is common for them to have some level of separation anxiety.  At that age, they are completely dependent on their parents, so if they are being left with a grandparent of babysitter, they will feel a high...

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COPING AND ADJUSTING TO DIVORCE AND SEPARATION GROUP

COPING AND ADJUSTING TO DIVORCE AND SEPARATION GROUP C.A.D.S. Are you experiencing painful emotions like anger and sadness? Are you having difficulties dealing with your ex? Are issues regarding custody and visitation problematic? Are you dealing with concerns related...

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Be Successful with your New Year’s Resolutions!

The most common resolutions made are to lose weight or stop some unwanted vice, such as smoking or drinking. What tends to be neglected, more often than not, is the key underlying cause of the behavior in the first place - STRESS!  If you do not treat, or even...

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Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder is triggered by the change of the seasons. As Fall turns into winter, the days get shorter and colder. It becomes more common to have a grey and gloomy day of rain or snow that forces us to stay indoors and out of the sun. Turning the...

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Holiday Stress

Every year the much awaited holiday season comes. Invariably, along with its arrival, there is a good amount of additional stress that comes along with it as well. If you are the host this can emanate from basic tasks of meal preparation, who to invite, who not to...

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Post Election Blues

This article was written by a colleague and is being posted here with permission... For some, Tuesday's results are an achievement...for many others, not so much. For some, there are other issues that are overwhelming and traumatic that have nothing to do with the...

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MEN’S ADJUSTMENT TO DIVORCE AND SEPARATION GROUP

Divorce is one of the most stressful events you can go through. Whether you initiated or not, divorce is a very emotionally taxing process that could lead to anxiety or depression. Left unchecked, these negative emotions may even lead to further negative behavior such...

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Compassion Fatigue

There are so many people who choose their profession because they want to help people. Nurses, teachers, doctors, police and firemen are just a few professions where people have a real chance to make a real difference in people's lives. Doctors and Nurses try to make...

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