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9 Great Ways To Improve Your Life, Now!

Our own Hilary Katz was interviewed by hercampus.com about different ways you can improve yourself this year. Although it’s no longer January and new years resolutions seem to be fading, it’s a great time to revamp and restart your relationship with yourself and your approach to wellness. Check out the blog here

By |March 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Could You Have Seasonal Affective Disorder

learn what our own Hilary Katz has to say about seasonal affective disorder during her interview on hercampus.com.Click the link to read the interview

By |March 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

Our own Hilary Katz quoted in Philly Family about being a good sport!

Read this great article about being a good sport when playing a sport featuring our own child therapist, Hilary Katz, LCSW. http://phillyfamily.com/2015/09/good-sport-finding-sport/

By |September 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

6 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Acting Entitled

1.     Clarify with your children the difference between basic expectations and situational rewards.
2.     Make clear what chores need to be done daily as part of their routine. I.e.: make bed; put clothes in hamper, dishes in sink.  Create a poster in a shared space that lists family expectations. Remind the kids everyone plays an important role […]

By |August 20th, 2013|Children's Services|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Prevent Your Child From Acting Entitled|

Resilience

re·sil·ience
noun
1.the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity.
2.ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy.
Fostering Resilience Throughout Our Lifetime
positive beliefs in your abilities. Remind yourself of your strengths.
Free write a list
Verbalize aloud
Ask friends and family what they see as […]

By |June 20th, 2013|Depression|Comments Off on Resilience|

Loss of a Loved One

Loosing a Loved One
Loss of a loved one can happen in different ways, e.g., break up of a relationship, someone moves far away.  The most
devastating is through death.  When someone you’re close with dies, it could feel like your whole world crashing in. Constant feelings of sadness, loss, loneliness, despair, and anger are often […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Grief and Bereavement Counseling|Comments Off on Loss of a Loved One|

Listen – It’s good for your relationship

Rewarding Relationships
Relationships can be extremely rewarding.  They can also be a source of stress especially when you don’t feel understood or that your opinion matters.  Communication is an important aspect of a
rewarding relationship.  Listening is essential to effective communication.

Listening is a Skill
Listening is an important skill to learn.  Take a moment and think about […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Relationship Problems|Comments Off on Listen – It’s good for your relationship|

Adolescence – How to respond Part II

Adolescence can be an exciting and
challenging time for the entire family.
How you parent a teen is different from how you were parenting.  Though the teen years may be filled with
arguing and wondering, “what happened to my kid and when will she be
back?”  You can cultivate a healthy and
rewarding relationship with your teen.
Keep the following […]

By |July 10th, 2012|Life transition/Change problems|Comments Off on Adolescence – How to respond Part II|

Booklist for Children Who Suffer From Medical Problems (K-3)

This reading list was created by Hilary Katz, MSW, LSW, specially for children dealing with medical problems, with an emphasis on intestinal issues. Both children and parents can develop a greater understanding of the child’s issues and learn how to cope.

Clouds and Clocks A Story For Children Who Soil
by Matthew Galvin, MD and […]

By |March 30th, 2012|Children's Services|Comments Off on Booklist for Children Who Suffer From Medical Problems (K-3)|

Recommended Booklist for Children dealing with Divorce/Separation

Parents want to understand how to support their child through a divorce or separation. Hilary Katz, MSW, LSW, put together this list of recommended reading for parents to help them relate to and understand their children through this difficult time.

What in the World Do You Do when Your Parents Divorce?: A Survival Guide for […]

By |March 30th, 2012|Children's Services|Comments Off on Recommended Booklist for Children dealing with Divorce/Separation|
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