Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, Expands Practice in Nyack

Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, Expands Practice in Nyack

Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, now has full-time availability at her Nyack office, which expanded from a part-time location in March.

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6 Reasons Why Me Time is Good for Your Health

6 Reasons Why Me Time is Good for Your Health

Taking 15-20 minutes of me time every day can reduce stress and prevent burnout

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Local Schools React to Controversial Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why'

Local Schools React to Controversial Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why'

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is causing some local schools to take action to protect students and inform parents.

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Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

Is My Teenager Moody or Is It Depression?

How can parents tell when teenagers' behaviors are typical adolescent attitudes or something more serious?

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Why I Hated All Nine Months of Pregnancy

Why I Hated All Nine Months of Pregnancy

A mom’s experience with antepartum depression during pregnancy.

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Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.

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What Can Parents Do About Bullying?

What Can Parents Do About Bullying?

As parents, we can sometimes feel hopeless when it comes to stopping bullying at school. Here's what you can do if your child is the bully, or if your child is being bullied at school or online.

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How to Parent in the Present Moment

How to Parent in the Present Moment

When Carla Naumburg, Ph.D., realized she needed to stop yelling at her children, she decided to tame the mommy monster by meditating and being mindful by 'parenting in the present moment.'

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The Truth Behind Your Child's Constant Boredom

The Truth Behind Your Child's Constant Boredom

When a child can frequently be described as lazy or bored it means that the child is not fully engaged in his work or play environment. The lazy or bored behavior is a symptom of an underlying concern—a red flag to look deeper.

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How to Recognize Depression in Your Child

How to Recognize Depression in Your Child

Parents who think their teen may be depressed may have a lot of questions. What causes teen depression? What are the signs of teen depression? How can I help my teen who is depressed? Long Island Tutorial Services shares answers to these questions and more.

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Q&A with Tina Traster, Mother of an Adopted Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

Q&A with Tina Traster, Mother of an Adopted Child with Reactive Attachment Disorder

Tina Traster, author and mother to a Russian-adopted daughter with Reactive Attachment Disorder, talks about her "aha moment," warning signs of RAD, how she has treated her daughter's RAD, and what she hopes readers take away from her book on the subject, "Rescuing Julia Twice."

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Ask the Expert: Braces, Bullying, and Self-Esteem

Ask the Expert: Braces, Bullying, and Self-Esteem

Kids having braces is a common thing these days, so why are they still being bullied? We spoke to Jill M. Emanuele, Ph.D., from the Anxiety and Mood Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute to find out why and how we can help build kids' self-esteem.

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Study Shows Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

Study Shows Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

A recent study done at Florida State University shows the link between frequent Facebook use and the risk of eating disorders in girls because Facebook can negatively affect self-image.

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Child Mind Institute Promotes 'Speak Up Sundays' in May

Child Mind Institute Promotes 'Speak Up Sundays' in May

The Child Mind Institute, an organization dedicated to transforming mental health care for children, hosts its annual Speak Up for Kids campaign and encourages people everywhere to share stories about mental health issues during #SpeakUpSundays in May.

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What is Panic Disorder and How Can I Cope?

What is Panic Disorder and How Can I Cope?

Six million American adults suffer from sudden panic attacks each year. Francine Rosenberg, Psy.D., shares the symptoms of panic attacks and panic disorder, as well as ways to cope with panic attacks and panic disorder.

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