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5 reasons why the summer is the perfect time for a psychoeducational assessment

A psychoeducational assessment helps determine a child’s intellectual and academic abilities. The goal is simple: to understand how the child learns, where the child excels, struggles and everything in between. Our team prides itself on making this a fun, safe and nurturing experience. Plus, assessments CAN be empowering for children and teens, and enriching for parents and teachers.

COVID-19 and How to Manage Your Couple Relationship.

During this Covid-19 crisis, couples are finding themselves at home, together for longer periods of time than ever before. They are trying to juggle work demands, financial constraints and caring for their children. On top of that is the stress and confusion of the virus itself, and how long this social distancing will truly last. Being in such close quarters, under so much duress can create a lot of tension on the couple causing  unnecessary arguments.

COVID-19 and Managing Your Mental Health

2020 has really kicked us in the butt so far. Who would’ve thought that a virus that started half way across the world would be at our door step so quickly, significantly impacting our physical and mental health. And while social distancing is the responsible and ethical approach to dealing with this crisis, it contradicts so many of the approaches that typically promote mental well-being.

How to Speak to Children about COVID-19

In my practice, as a social worker,  I work with children, adolescents and young adults on a daily basis. I  also have children of my own. Recently, I have been asked multiple questions about COVID-19: How do we talk to children and adolescents about this pandemic? What should I be doing with my kids during the social distancing period?

The Couple’s Quest

A therapist’s guide to couples communication By Christina Benedetti   The Couple’s Quest:  A therapist’s guide to couples communication As a couple therapist, I have met hundreds of couples in search of fixing their relationship, rekindling their romance, trying to reconnect and heal their wounds.