How Can Psychoeducational Testing Help Your Child?

Education is a crucial piece of the puzzle for a child’s development. Not only does it shape the way they think, but it is also the tool that’ll help open the child up to lifelong opportunities. Advancements in human psychology allow a parent to tap into how their child thinks so that they’re better able […] Continue reading

4 Tips for Finding a Therapist

Many children are struggling with their mental health right now. In the wake of the pandemic, medical health professionals are even calling children’s mental health a crisis, and it can be even worse if your child has a learning difference. So, how do you make sure your child has the support they need? Let’s go through […] Continue reading

Therapist vs Psychologist: What’s the Difference?

1 in 5 people in America have a mental illness. Thankfully though, there are plenty of experienced mental health professionals to turn to for support. But with many different roles and job titles, it can be tricky to know who to seek for help. One area of confusion revolves around psychologists and therapists. These two […] Continue reading

Understanding High Functioning Autism Or Asperger’s

“High Functioning Autism”; was also previously referred to as Asperger’s Syndrome. Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is now the accurate term used to encompass all Autism Spectrum Disorder diagnoses. ASD is defined as a Neurodevelopmental Disorder that presents at a young stage of development (perhaps as early and reliably diagnosed by 18 months of age by […] Continue reading

How To Parent Children With Learning Disabilities

The Learning Disabilities Association of America believes that there are about 2.4 million students who have a learning disability today. Of these students, approximately 41% are receiving special education services. These services are meant to support students who have a wide array of disabilities such as dyslexia (difficulties related to reading and language processing), auditory […] Continue reading

How Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Fully Treats Anxiety, Panic, and Phobias

Anxiety disorders, including Panic Disorder, Specific Phobias, Social Anxiety Disorder, and Generalized Anxiety Disorder are the most common mental disorders in the United States (see https://www.psychiatry.org/patients-families/anxiety-disorders/what-are-anxiety-disorders). They impact individuals of diverse racial/ethnic, sexual orientation, gender identity, and socioeconomic sociocultural groups (note: notable mental health disparities exist that we will discuss in other articles). Cognitive Behavioral […] Continue reading

ACT Therapy for Anxiety Disorders

Article By Dr. Irma Campos, Ph.D. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (Hayes, 2004) is a behavioral therapy has helped children, teens, and adults address anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, externalizing behaviors, ADHD, high functioning Autism, and other mental health concerns. ACT therapy has been found to effectively treat a range of anxiety disorders, including Generalized Anxiety Disorder, […] Continue reading