The Growing Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health and the Best Foods for It.

It’s a no-brainer: Eating a balanced diet helps you to look and feel good. And now researchers say that eating well may even help fight depression.

A new scientific review published in the journal the Lancet Psychiatry that involved 18 researchers from around the world stresses the role that good nutrition plays in mental health.

Evidence is steadily growing […]

Does My Kid Need Therapy?

Your gut instinct about your child is usually right: If you sense something is wrong (or different) perhaps your kid seems depressed, tired or anxious you’ll want to speak to your pediatrician first. But how do you know if your kid needs to see a psychotherapist?

If you’re alarmed by changing behaviors, consider seeking therapy for […]

Autism Counseling

Autism statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identify around 1 in 68 American children as on the autism spectrum (What is Autism?, 2014). In today’s world, the term Autism has become something scary, negative and down right dirty. When parents or teachers begin to notice something strange or different about […]

Depression 101

In my office, I so often hear the following statements:

“I know I should feel good, but I just don’t.”
“I feel so overwhelmed and I can’t get anything done.”
“I know I should do…..but I just don’t have the energy or motivation.”
“She just doesn’t seem herself. She doesn’t even want to be with her friends.”

Each time, I […]