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Therapist vs. Psychologist vs. Counselor

Do you know the difference between a therapist, a counselor, and a psychologist? Psychologists Have an advanced degree in psychology Provide therapy, research, or are professors at a university Are licensed by a state board at the…
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Walking the Tightrope: How to Communicate with a Sensitive Partner

Does your partner ever seem a little… sensitive? Can you hear yourself pausing and hesitating before delivering anything that might be construed as criticism? Or do you just keep it to yourself, letting “little things slide” and also some…
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What is Play Therapy, and How Does it Help My Child?

For adults and older children, most of the best psychologists are using well-known, evidence-based practices, like cognitive behavioral therapy. These “talk therapy” methods use tried-and-true methods of changing thinking patterns to help…
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Handle The Stress Of Holiday Planning During a Pandemic With These Tips

It seems hard to believe, but we are about to enter the holiday season in the middle of a global pandemic! As if this time of year wasn’t already stressful enough, you have to try to plan your season around the risk of illness. How can you…
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These Fun Games Help Your Child Build Focus Skills

One of the biggest challenges that today’s children—and adults—face is staying focused. From helping children with ADHD pay attention in class, to building the deep attention skills needed to do critical analysis and complex work, concentration…
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This is How to Breathe Easier in Your Mask

Love them or hate them, masks are becoming ubiquitous during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite conflicting messages put out by public health officials earlier in 2020, leaders and individuals are quickly recognizing the utility of masks, and more…
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Managing Back to School Stress During A Pandemic

The back to school season has always been a mixed bag for parents and kids, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, these challenges can seem amplified. Are you and your family ready for Back-to-School: Pandemic? Child psychologists in Littleton share…
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Has COVID-19 Taken a Toll On Your Marriage? These Tools Help!

For many couples in Highlands Ranch, the lockdown phase of the COVID-19 pandemic is slowly ending. Businesses are opening, traffic is getting backed up, and everyday life is starting to become recognizable again. But have you and your partner…
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Race, Protests, Police, and Rights: How to Talk to Kids

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the world found another major thing to talk about: race relations and police actions in the United States. While this sort of news is challenging for adults to process, children can have big…
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When Substance Use and Abuse Affects Your Family

In addition to the tragedy of death and illness due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many families across the nation are facing a distinctly different threat: Substance abuse. The numbers are staggering—an increased rate of overdose and deaths due…
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How To Strengthen Social Skills From Home

Formal education systems have many benefits that go beyond academic instruction. Just like the workplace for adults, school provides children with a place to go, a purpose, and many opportunities to practice socialization, conflict negotiation,…