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What Is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time. Cognitive behavioral therapy is a short-term form of therapy that usually focuses on one problem at a time. The goal is to help clients [...]

ADHD in Children: How to Know When to Test

Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical. Your child has boundless energy, which is actually pretty typical. But what if that boundless energy prevents him or her from following simple directions or finishing easy tasks[...]

The Benefits of Weighted Blankets for Children with Autism

If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. If your child or another loved one has autism, then you know how challenging it can be to care for them. Fortunately, using a weighted blan[...]

The Value of Following a Morning Routine when Living with Mental Illness

For people with mental illness, just waking up and getting out of bed can sometimes feel like a chore. For people with mental illness, just waking up and getting out of bed can sometimes feel like a chore. But when you have a set morning routin[...]

3 Things to Remember to Help You Live with Mental Illness

You really are not alone. Mental illness affects so many people. Depression and mental illness are tough to live with, and can often make you feel alone. You really are not alone. There are millions of people in this world. Even if you feel lik[...]

What to Expect When Seeing a Marriage Counselor

If you’re going to a marriage counselor for the first time, it’s good to know what to expect. If you’re going to a marriage counselor for the first time, it’s good to know what to expect. It is common for couples to be anxious about that first [...]

Cats as Emotional Support Animals

Cats make great emotional support animals too! When you hear someone talk about emotional support animals and therapy animals, you usually just assume they’re talking about dogs. This isn’t always true. While emotional support animals are predo[...]

Tips for Helping Your Child Cope with Your Divorce

Divorce is incredibly tough, but the people who are divorcing aren’t the only ones affected. Divorce is incredibly tough, but the people who are divorcing aren’t the only ones affected. Divorce affects your whole family. Your children will prob[...]

4 Ways to Support a Grieving Loved One

Losing someone you care for is extremely hard. It can feel like your whole world has just come crashing down. Losing someone you care for is extremely hard. It can feel like your whole world has just come crashing down. It is difficult to watch[...]

The Value of Art Therapy for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum

Autism is a neurological condition present at birth, whose precise cause is as yet unknown. It seems like everyone knows someone who is somewhere on the autism spectrum. Autism is a neurological condition present at birth, whose precise cause i[...]