• Why Stress and Anxiety are Different

    Posted on September 12, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil To understand anxiety, let’s begin with a quick discussion about stress. Stress serves a very important function in our lives. With so many things happening around us, it tells us what to focus on. If a wild animal attacked you, if you didn’t feel stress, you wouldn’t react with any sense of urgency. Everyone […]

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  • The Hardest Part of Parenting a Child with Anxiety

    Posted on September 5, 2016 by KW in Anxiety, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   Having a child with anxiety can be challenging.  These kids are often so hesitant to try anything, and sometimes that anxiety can come out in crying, tantrums, nightmares, or bad behavior. Having to watch your child feel this way can make you feel powerless to help your child. The good news […]

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  • Back to School!

    Posted on August 29, 2016 by KW in Kids, Parenting, School, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe It’s that time of the year again. Everyone’s wearing new clothes and carrying organized backpacks and brand new school supplies. Some are even excited to go to school and see friends and meet teachers. Then comes the inevitable moment where the newness wears off and school doesn’t look quite as fun or […]

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  • Five Tips to Help Your Depressed Child

    Posted on April 27, 2016 by KW in Depression, Kids, Parenting, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Wolfe   It can be very overwhelming to get the news that your child or teenager has been diagnosed with depression. Parents often blame themselves, wondering “What did I do wrong?” or “What could I have done to stop this?”  You may be worried sick about your child, or even feel depressed yourself.  […]

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  • Relationship Issues

    Posted on April 24, 2016 by KW in Adults, Relationships, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil Have you and your partner been struggling with trust issues? Do you find yourselves having the same argument again and again? Are you just co-existing instead of connecting?  Do you want to reconnect to your partner, but are finding it hard to reach out? If you ever find yourself wishing someone would […]

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  • When Should You Choose Therapy?

    Posted on April 22, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Relationships, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil When people recognize that they want to change their lives, many of them start to work on it on their own.  There are a lot of great resources to help you – from self-help books to podcasts to YouTube videos.  However, some changes are still difficult.  You try to apply new ways of thinking […]

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  • Making Your Home an Emotionally Safe Place

    Posted on April 21, 2016 by KW in Kids, Parenting, Relationships, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe   You’ve plugged the outlets, gotten rid of the poisonous cleaning products, and locked up the alcohol and medications.  You try to do everything you can to keep your child healthy and out of harm’s way. But have you considered all kinds of safety?  The examples above are all about physical safety, […]

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  • What Exactly Does a Psychologist Do?

    Posted on April 15, 2016 by KW in Kids, Teens, Therapy.

    by Dr. Wolfe What kind of school did you go to? What do you do all day? Can you prescribe medicine? Wait, what’s a psychologist? Is it different than a psychiatrist? I get variations of these questions a lot.  They’re great questions and I thought I’d take time to answer them on here to give […]

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  • Anxiety and Depression

    Posted on April 14, 2016 by KW in Adults, Anxiety, Depression, Therapy.

    by Dr. Elil   Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night, worrying about the things you have to do the next day? Do you have problems falling asleep because of all the thoughts racing through your head Even when you make a small mistake, do you find it difficult to let […]

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  • 10 Signs of Depression in Kids and Teens

    Posted on April 13, 2016 by KW in Depression, Kids, Parenting, Teens.

    by Dr. Wolfe Has your child been acting unusually sad or out-of-sorts lately? Have they been having more trouble functioning at home or at school because of their mood? It’s possible your child may be experiencing depression. Contrary to popular belief, depression is not just an adult issue.  The only way to know for sure […]

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