Corona: A Beer or Public Health Panic? by Dr. Jeffrey Singer

It’s no wonder anxiety in the United States is at an all-time high. Just a quick scan of the daily headlines can send your pulse racing and exaggerate everyday fears. News of the COVD-19 virus seems to be spreading faster than the common cold, with nonstop coverage inducing widespread panic. “Chinese man, 56, catches the…

When is ADHD not (just) ADHD? By Dr. Daniel DaSilva

Homework time. For many children and families, it is a dreaded part of the day, particularly for children who struggle.  It’s just like the day before and the day before that, ever since the second week of school. You guide your child to the kitchen table or the desk in their room or some other…

Psychotherapy with a Side of Yoga By Dr. Hayley Hirschmann

Each year the National Institute for Mental Health reports that anxiety and depressive disorders make up the largest percentage of mental health disorders recorded in the United States among adults.  This is no surprise to me since that’s pretty much all that I treat in my practice – adults with anxiety and depressive disorders. Common…

The Power of Anger By Dr. Larisa Wainer

Perhaps no emotion is more dysregulating and potentially damaging than anger, yet many of us receive very little education about how to understand and manage it effectively! Sure, we’ve all been told to take a breath, count to 10 and walk away, but these strategies don’t always work without a deeper personal understanding of our…

They Call Me Poppy By Dr. Richard B. Dauber

As a clinical psychologist, who has been specializing in working with kids since I started my practice more than 35 years ago, I have given my share of advice to parents on how to raise children. When I became a parent, I learned a lot about child-rearing on the front lines in raising my own…