Monthly Archives: May 2013

Column Image Terror At The Finish Line: Understanding Trauma Reaction After The Boston Marathon Attacks

The culture of athletic events has developed over the course of thousands of years.  Athleticism has been defined and viewed as a sign of physical strength and incredible focus.  Some say that certain athletes are on the verge of being superheroes. Over time, athleticism has come to be viewed as … Continue reading >




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Column Image A Parent’s Guide to Managing the Transition to College with Your Son/Daughter Part 2

High school graduation is behind us, thank you notes are written, graduation parties are over, and summer jobs are now confirmed…so what’s next?  The summer before your student leaves for college is an important transition time for him/her, there will be expectations of time with you and an unspoken assumption … Continue reading >




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Column Image Being a Stepmother on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a time for Mom to be acknowledged for the hard work and unconditional love she offers to her children and family.  It is typically celebrated as a time for Mom to bask in the glow of love and attention from her partner and children. For stepmoms, Mother’s … Continue reading >




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Column Image Pets as Therapy

For those of you who visit our office regularly, and who may have come on that “special Thursday” once a month, you may have met our furry friend, Kalvin. He is a beautiful German Shepard brought to us by our Client Care Director, Rebecca. What started out as an experiment … Continue reading >




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