Psychotherapy

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski

2018-08-22T21:14:13+00:00

How to Tell if Your Child's Behavior is a Concern What is Oppositional Defiant Disorder Definition of Oppositional Defiant Disorder as outlined in DSM IV: A recurrent pattern of negativistic, disobedient, and hostile behavior towards authority figures that persists for at least six months and is characterized by the frequent occurrence of at least four [...]

Oppositional and Defiant Behavior By Mary Ann Grochowski2018-08-22T21:14:13+00:00

What You Need to Know About Depression

2018-08-22T19:39:05+00:00

Depression: Signs & Symptoms Depression is a medical disorder characterized by feelings of sadness, hopelessness, pessimism, and a general loss of interest in life, combined with a sense of reduced emotional well-being.  The three most common types of depression are major depression, dysthymia, and bipolar disorder. In most instances, major depressive disorder is a recurrent, [...]

What You Need to Know About Depression2018-08-22T19:39:05+00:00

What You Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder

2018-08-22T22:06:09+00:00

Bipolar Disorder: Signs & Symptoms Bipolar disorder is identified by mood swings. If your mood often swings back and forth from severe lows (depression) to unrealistic or unstable highs (mania), you may have bipolar disorder. These periods are called episodes. Do the Following Types of Episodes Sound Familiar Use the following examples as a guideline. [...]

What You Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder2018-08-22T22:06:09+00:00

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy

2018-08-22T19:00:13+00:00

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy in the Initial Treatment of Children and Adolescents Practitioners use many different strategies to engage parents early in the treatment process because: 1. The parent/guardian has an important story to share about the child and his/her target behaviors. 2. The parent/guardian’s perspective about the child’s behavior affects the child’s [...]

Ten Reasons to Include Family Therapy2018-08-22T19:00:13+00:00

The Doctor-Patient Relationship

2018-08-22T18:49:25+00:00

Ways to Ensure a Successful Doctor-Patient Relationship A successful doctor-patient relationship starts with good communication and a partnership where both work toward the best outcome. With preparation, you can become an active partner in your health, making sure that you leave each appointment well informed and satisfied with the care received. Below are some tips [...]

The Doctor-Patient Relationship2018-08-22T18:49:25+00:00

Group Therapy

2018-08-21T22:31:02+00:00

Advantages of Group Therapy During group therapy, patients meet in a small group with others who may relate to their current condition. Depending on the size and nature of the groups, the setup of group therapy will vary. Typically, groups may have as many as 12 people or as little as 4 people. Groups meet [...]

Group Therapy2018-08-21T22:31:02+00:00

Holiday Eating Tips

2018-08-22T22:19:00+00:00

Holiday Eating Tips By Stacey Nye, PhD, FAED Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many of my clients have a similar concern: How to handle all the food usually present at large family holiday events. Hopefully these tips will help get you through with little stress and much enjoyment. Tip # 1 Eat all [...]

Holiday Eating Tips2018-08-22T22:19:00+00:00