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CBT is the strongest, research-backed therapeutic approach in the treatment of anxiety and, additionally, to be very effective for a whole host of other mental health issues. Come learn more about it! Read More >

Panic is a normal, necessary physical response to the brain perceiving a significant threat.  We release adrenaline to prepare ourselves to fight or flee (run away). The trouble is, when our brains can't tell the difference between a physical threat and an emotional comes a "panic attack!" Read More >

Anxiety and depression affect many people at some point in their lifetime. The good news is that there are many things that can be done to help. Read More >

The more skills we have, the easier our lives can be. There are many skills that we develop and improve upon as we grow and learn. This article talks about a few of the most helpful ones: executive functioning skills, relaxation skills including mindfulness skills, social skills, anger management skills and conflict resolution skills. Read More >

Life stress can test and strain our normal coping skills. Find resources to help you better understand some of the struggles you are going through. Read More >   NPR's article & corresponding interview captures something that I have been teaching... Read More >

[video src="" width="100%" height="350px" border="no" type="youtube"][/video] (Note: The part of the conversation that I'm talking about begins around 4:30.)... Read More >

I am a big fan of Dr. Allot's work.  I have been providing her information to my clients for years now, and it has played a significant role in how I work with clients who come to me with anxiety,... Read More >

There are many things to consider when you... Read More >

Sometimes, things happen.  No one plans to be without a safe place to lay their heads at night.  But, it's good that Chester County has a resource to help you figure that out, should the need... Read More >

FREE local and state resources to help you stop smoking. Read More >

If you are coping with the tragic death of a loved one due to drugs, including alcohol, GRASP can provide much needed understanding and support.  Read More >

National Alliance for Grieving Children

Children need someone that they can talk to about death and loss.  A lot of times, parents and other close adults can meet these needs.  This resource can both  support the adults in children's lives to feel comfortable with having these conversations, or guide you to finding others that can help as well. Read More >

Find resources to help guide you or a loved one to think through and communicate to others how you would feel the most comfortable and cared for during end of your life. Read More >

Worried about conversation around the Thanksgiving table? Or maybe when you that you need to respond to that crazy thing your cousin just posted on Facebook. There are ways to express yourself that sidesteps starting World War III! Read More >

While it's unfortunate that this local business is closing it's doors, it's helpful to know that there is such a thing as a yoga therapy blend. Read More >

Yoga is good for the body AND the mind. A TON of research supports the positive health benefits we experience when we have a regular yoga practice, which comes in many forms! Read More >

Here are some additional resources for anxiety and depression that I haven't had the chance to write individual summaries for...yet! Read More >

Stuck on math?  Need help with Science?  History confounding you? This website covers pretty much any topic except foreign language and writing your English essays. Read More >

Parents, understandably, can really struggle with their child's addiction. Learn about how some families are making financial decisions as well as supportive parenting and emotional resources that can help you to not feel so alone and give you the tools that you need to navigate this very difficult path. Read More >

It's not unusual, when I start to discuss this with my clients, for folks to tell me, "Well, I'm really not hungry in the morning."  Breakfast sets the tone for your nutrition for the day. Read More >

Dr. Nadine Burke Harris is a pediatrician who explains how repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain and the body.  She calls for, of course, prevention, routine screenings, and using this knowledge to guide medical screenings and interventions. Read More >

Oprah is getting the word out about about the impact of chronic trauma experienced during a person’s childhood. She learns from trauma expert, Dr. Bruce Perry, that kids who have considerable chronic trauma in their young lives are at significantly higher risk of “almost any kind of physical health, mental health, social health problem that you can think of.” Read More >