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
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
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/
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 […]
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
Ask friends and family what they see as […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]