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Archive for May, 2018

Do I Have OCD? The 3 Most Common Signs to Look For

Friday, May 25th, 2018
OCD

If you’re worried that you may show any of these signs of OCD, talk to a therapist in your area as soon as possible

If you are struggling with symptoms of OCD, you may feel isolated and misunderstood, but it is important to remember that you’re not alone. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, there are over two million people in the United States that are currently living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. You may have been suspicious that some of your behaviors are symptoms of the disease for months or even years. If you’re worried that you may show any of these signs of OCD, talk to a therapist in your area as soon as possible to make sure the proper action is taken. (more…)

The Pros and Cons of Seeing the Same Therapist as Your Friend or Family Member

Friday, May 18th, 2018
same therapist

If you’re considering referring your therapist to your friend or family member, first weigh the pros and cons.

If you’re considering seeing the same therapist as your friend or relative, you might have a few questions as to how that could work out. When it comes to other medical practices, it’s easy to refer an internist or dentist to a friend or relative who is looking for someone they can trust. Therapists, however, provide a very intimate service for their clients. If you’re considering referring the same therapist to your friend or family member, first weigh the pros and cons. (more…)

Simple Tips for Anxiety and Panic Attack Management

Friday, May 11th, 2018
panic attack

These simple tips will help you learn how to cope with your next panic attack.

If you’ve ever suffered from a panic attack, you understand how much stress and anxiety they can produce. For some, panic attacks are induced by specific triggers, like driving over a bridge or standing at a high height. For others, there’s nothing specific that brings on panic attacks — you’re suddenly consumed by fear for no apparent reason. Explaining this to others can feel nearly impossible, but talking to a mental health professional is critical. These simple tips will help you learn how to cope with your next panic attack. (more…)

Is My Child Dyslexic? Common Signs of Dyslexia to Look for in Early Childhood

Friday, May 4th, 2018
dyslexia

Here’s what to look for when evaluating your child for dyslexia.

Dyslexia is a common neurologically-based disorder that interferes with the processing of language. When children are first starting to learn how to read and write in early childhood, some signs of dyslexia may become clear. It is important that you, as a parent, are aware of these signs, as some signs are more subtle than others. Here’s what to look for when evaluating your child for dyslexia. (more…)

At Family Service Foundation (FSF), a social services organization in Baltimore, Maryland, we are dedicated to providing advocacy and support to individuals with mental and physical disabilities that have recently left inpatient settings. Integration back into the community can be difficult; for that reason, each member of our team works to provide services specifically tailored to each individual and family that we work with. We believe that all individuals can achieve their highest levels of social, physical, and emotional well-being in the community when they have the proper support. FSF specializes in serving Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and individuals with intellectual disabilities. We also have American Sign Language interpreters on staff at all of our locations for the convenience of our Deaf and hard of hearing clients. For more information about The Family Service Foundation, please visit our website at www.fsfinc.org or give us a call at 301-459-2121.
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