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Understanding Our Children’s Development

Have you ever read something and it just clicks, you completely understand it and you can see the validity of it? I found this happening often when I was in grad school for counseling and mental health in 2018.  Particularly in my Counseling Interventions class my first semester, we’d be talking about a theory that …

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Toxic Parenting and Its Effects

Whether we want it or not, our parents play a major role in shaping us mentally and emotionally. What is toxic parenting? No one is perfect, including our parents. Parents are human beings too. They may have the best intentions and want the best for their children, but they make mistakes and might unintentionally do …

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Considering Medication for your Depression, Anxiety…etc? 

Considering Medication for your Depression, Anxiety…etc?  Sick of asking your primary care doctor for psychiatric meds?  Looking for a Psychiatrist to monitor your medication?  Looking to consolidate your treatment?   We are here to help….  Growth thru Change WELCOMES Ann Nolan CRNP, PMHNP-BC Nurse Practitioner to the practice.   Ann is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who brings many …

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Holiday Anxiety

Anxiety from the holidays creeps up every year for most especially in the month of December. We are all stressed and overwhelmed by the activities going on; but, for those with anxiety disorders this can be downright crippling! That is why, during the holiday season, it is important to put a plan together to remain …

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Concealed Depression: What Is It?

Concealed depression is an atypical form of depression. First and foremost, depression refers not just to a syndrome but also to a state of sadness, depletion, deflation, emptiness, hopelessness, and/or boredom that each of us has experienced. Those that suffer from concealed depression are often experiencing these symptoms but project their feelings in an opposite …

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Tips for Coping with a Bad Day

Be kind to yourself: Even though you are having an off day; remind yourself that some things are out your control. Being too hard on yourself will not cause you to have a better day or better outlook. Treat yourself: Do something that genuinely makes you happy that will brighten your day, as treat for …

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Why Is My Teen Obsessed with Social Media?

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, WeChat, WhatsApp, and Twitter are only a handful of the platforms that have created the obsession with social media. As many as 22% of teens say that they have logged into their social media accounts at least 10 times per day. Many parents are concerned that their children are spending too much …

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Why Does My Teen Hate Me?

At one point or another, most parents of teenagers have heard the words “I hate you.” While this may be a bold statement, it simply is not always the truth. Transitioning from childhood to adolescence is a difficult and challenging period. Teenagers set out on a path to find them self and become an adult. …

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Music, Art, and Other Alternative Therapies for Drug Addiction

Not all recovery takes place while taking 12 steps. Sometimes, the best way to reclaim your life from a substance abuse disorder is by tuning into creative ways to manage your recovery. Consider some alternative, healthy outlets to cope during this process. Music Harvard Medical School describes music as a “fundamental attribute of the human …

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