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What to do When Your Partner Shuts Down

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What is Stonewalling? By Laura Silverstein, Certified Gottman Therapist You may not know the name for it, but most of us know how it feels when we are trying to get through to someone, and bump up against nothing but a stone wall. What do you do when your partner shuts down? It usually happens […]

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4 Things Your Kids Need from You Tonight

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4 Things Your Kids Need From You, and How to Give it to them Tonight One of the most frequent worries I see as a therapist from parents is concern about being a good parent.  In general, I find that most people, regardless of how effective their methods are, just want their kids to grow […]

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Premarital Counseling FAQ

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Why should every engaged couple put “Premarital Counseling” on their bridal registry? Congratulations! You’re either getting married or seriously considering it. While getting married can be one of the best times of your life, it can also be incredibly stressful.  Whether you’ve known each other a long time, already been living together, or have had a […]

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‘Tis the Season to be…Stressed

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A Parent’s Guide to Surviving Holiday Stress By Dr. Meghan Prato Holiday stress is real. As the weather becomes colder, every parent is painfully aware of the stressors related to the holiday season.  From financial constraints, to remembering to move the elf, to tense family interactions. This can be a very stressful time of year […]

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How to Foster Emotional Intelligence in Children

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Why is Emotional Intelligence in Children Important? As a parent, you have probably heard about the importance of emotional intelligence in children. You want to raise a child who is kind and empathetic. Our ability to function in human relationships has a significant impact on our quality of life. One’s ability to manage emotions in […]

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What’s the Difference Between a Psychiatrist and a Psychologist?

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Perhaps you are considering the idea that you could benefit from some professional support, but you’re not sure where to start.  Perhaps you have heard different titles and professional terms, but never really understood the difference. This article will clarify the differences and similarities among mental health professionals. What’s the Difference between a Psychiatrist and a […]

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People Just Keep Dying! How Not to Become Numb?

People Just Keep Dying!  How Not to Become Numb? It usually starts with a question.  Did you hear what happened in France? You scramble to find a computer and brace yourself as the story unfolds in front of you. And then begins the struggle of integrating what has happened with what you know and love about the […]

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Now Offering Video Tutorial Course on Bullying Prevention

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Laura Silverstein’s ECourse:  How to Prevent Bullying (Without Using the Word Bullying) now available for $20. Diego Castellanos, Host of ABC’s Peurto Rican Panorama, Spotlights Bullying I had the privilege of joining Mr. Diego Castellanos, with fellow panel members, Atty. Tanya Alvarado and Atty. Stephanie Gonzalez to discuss the very important issue of bullying prevention. […]

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What Porcupines Can Teach Us About Making Love (Contains mild sexual content)

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  Dr. John Gottman is not only a ground-breaking relationship researcher and theoretician, he’s also really funny!  I highly recommend taking a look at this video for a comical depiction of an all-too-familiar dynamic between men and women in the bedroom… Problems in the Bedroom? Usually sex isn’t an issue in a new relationship.  Pheromones […]

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The Truth About Affirmations

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Affirmations Work Through Repetition and Patience  My favorite commercial on TV starts off with a man weighing himself at the gym.  He gets off the scale, does a lap around the weight machines and rushes back to the scale.  He weighs himself again looking very surprised and disappointed to see that there is no apparent […]

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