What We Treat
Anxiety is defined as nervousness, apprehension, and self-doubt that may or may not be associated with real-life stressors. Everyone experiences some level of anxiety periodically, but when feelings of dread and worry are unfocused, overwhelming, recurring, and not directly linked to stressful events, anxiety may leave a person severely impaired.
When anxiety interferes with daily function, the support of a qualified mental health professional can often be helpful.
Becoming a mother can be a difficult, confusing and overwhelming experience for some women. A time that is supposed to be one of the happiest can become a time filled with depression and anxiety. While most new mothers experience the baby blues,
APPROXIMATELY 10-20% OF WOMEN WILL DEVELOP DEPRESSION IN THEIR FIRST YEAR POSTPARTUM.
This type of depression can lead to serious health risks for both the baby and the mother and can create long lasting effects on child development and parental well being…more
Anxiety is a normal part of childhood, and every child goes through phases. A phase is temporary and usually harmless. But children who suffer from an anxiety disorder experience fear, nervousness, and shyness, and they start to avoid places and activities. A child who sees a scary movie and then has trouble falling asleep or has a similar temporary fear can be reassured and comforted. But that is not enough to help a child with an anxiety disorder get past his or her fear and anxiety. …more
Special Education Consultations
Navigating the world of special education can be challenging. Therefore, we provide consultation services to families who are struggling to understand their rights. Together we can review and explain psycho-educational evaluations, individualized education plans, and 504 plans. We also provide assistance examining the appropriateness of current and future accommodations. …more