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Expectations: Friend or Foe?

  • 1st December 2016

Expectation is defined by Dictionary .com as “the act or state of looking forward or anticipating, a prospect of future good”.  Holidays bring with them an air of heightened expectancy and anyone who lives within the sight or sound of media will be influenced by all manner of expectation for…

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ADHD: The Great Imposter

  • 8th November 2016

If I had kept record over the many years I have been in practice, I would imagine that something over 50% of the children being referred were sent to me for neuropsychological evaluation with a question of potential Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Truly, many of us can cite instances of poor…

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Beyond the Bogeyman– Anxiety Disorders in Kids

  • 3rd October 2016

At any age we may experience fear and anxiety especially during unexpected situations in life. Irrational thoughts about the future can replay in our minds and our bodies are wired to respond arousing numerous physical reactions. Dealing with anxious thoughts is a challenge we may all face, but watching our child…

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‘Reel’ Time As Post Holiday Therapy

  • 31st December 2015

It’s New Years again. Time for that nasty “R” word to rear its head.  You know it, don’t you? Yes, of course you do.  It’s those RESOLUTIONS.  Implied in the meaning of the word is the understanding that you plan to STOP doing one thing (i.e., the negative or ‘bad’)…

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What I Wish Everyone Knew About Therapy

  • 1st December 2015

I believe that there are several key misperceptions about therapy that can interfere with the success of therapy, and that can prevent people who could benefit from therapy from getting necessary help. These misperceptions are based upon conversations and observations I’ve had with both clients and those outside of the…

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