Therapist vs. Psychologist vs. Counselor

November 14, 2011

Do you know the difference between a therapist, a counselor, and a psychologist? Psychologists Have an advanced degree in psychology May do therapy, research, or be a professor at a university Are licensed by a state board at the doctorate level Obtain the highest level of education and training Assess and diagnose disorders and mental […]

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Sleep Hygiene 101

August 14, 2017

Are you getting enough sleep? If you’re like most Americans—you aren’t! Sleep is a vital function for any living animal, including humans, and it plays an important role in thinking, regulating mood, maintaining immunity to disease, and generally feeling your best. No matter how important sleep is, however, many people do not get the recommended […]

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Sexuality and Relationships: How and When to Talk to Your Child

August 14, 2017

A question that child psychologists in Littleton often receive is “when do I talk to kids about sexuality and relationships?” Many parents are rightly concerned that today’s world and pop culture are far too sexualized, and that children are being exposed to these messages from a very early age. Unfortunately, unless you and your family […]

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Am I Having a Mid-Life Crisis?

June 6, 2017

Many clients come in asking a common question: Am I having a mid-life crisis? Interestingly, many of the clients who are asking this aren’t even mid-way through their lives—which has promoted a tongue-in-check trend of referring to a “quarter-life crisis” or even “third-life crisis.” What do these terms mean, and how can you tell when […]

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A Parent’s Guide to Social Media

June 6, 2017

Unless your kids are living under a rock or punitively banned from the internet, chances are, they are on social media. While younger kids aren’t always into this communication phenomenon, most are showing interest by the time they have finished grade school. But is social media really a place for your kids to be? Read […]

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Why to Continue Reading and Math this Summer

May 22, 2017

When summer break is on the horizon and the last few days of the school year approach, many kids start dreaming about leisure time, freedom from homework and responsibilities and long days spent relaxing in the sun with friends. The problem is that while summer is a great opportunity for kids to take a break […]

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