Children may be resilient, but they still grieve. They have big feelings, too, after all!

By Andi B. Meltzer, M.A. No one escapes the inevitable experience of loss. Sadly, most of us haven’t been taught how to handle our own grief, let alone others’. As a result, kids tend to be particularly neglected in helpful support. Here are a few tips. Go first. Keeping the conversation age appropriate, tell the […]

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What is Cognitive Therapy?

by Dr. Bruce Mercogliano, Ph.D. In cognitive therapy, the therapist explains to the patient that her anxiety is based on an unrealistic view of the situation: because the patient incorrectly interprets what she is experiencing – her pounding heart, for example – she becomes quite alarmed. Her exaggerated, distorted, automatic thinking might lead her to […]

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