Anxiety and Depression, Parenting, self harm, Teen Therapy, Trauma

The Misconceptions Behind Self Harming Behaviors

Self harm is on the rise* in the US and around the globe. Yet many misconceptions around the behavior continue to persist. These misconceptions often lead to missed opportunities to… Continue reading The Misconceptions Behind Self Harming Behaviors

Parenting, Social Media

Netflix’s The Social Dilemma: A Therapist’s Perspective

 A still from docudrama The Social Dilemma. Photograph: Netflix Lately, our virtual offices have been full of teenagers complaining their parents are “crazy” and “taking away their technology” after watching… Continue reading Netflix’s The Social Dilemma: A Therapist’s Perspective

Guest Blog, Parenting

Guest Blog: How Parents Can Help During Virtual Learning

Tips from MCPS School Counselor Nicole Scarola The pressure to be successful during virtual learning can be overwhelming and defeating for students and families. Parental involvement and stress directly correlate… Continue reading Guest Blog: How Parents Can Help During Virtual Learning

Anxiety and Depression, Guest Blog, Parenting

Depression and Anxiety in Preschool Aged Children

CLICK HERE to check out a guest blog our founder, Brittany LaFleur, wrote for the Montgomery County Counseling Center. The blog explored the presentation of depression and anxiety in preschool… Continue reading Depression and Anxiety in Preschool Aged Children

Child Therapy, Parenting, Teen Therapy

My Child or Teen Asked for Therapy

5 Reasons for seeking help for your kid immediately upon their request! By Guest Blogger Laura Goldstein, LCMFT Family Therapist and Owner of Montgomery County Counseling Center Some children find their way to… Continue reading My Child or Teen Asked for Therapy