When we consider treatments for anxiety and depression, there is a pervasive false belief that pharmacological interventions are the only effective treatment. The truth is that other potentially more effective…

At our center in Ridgefield, CT, we support children and adults experiencing a behavioral, social, or emotional issue every day. As part of these interactions, we use short-term, intensive psychotherapy…

How is ADHD Diagnosed?

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Diagnosing ADHD in Children

Diagnosing  Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and teens involves several steps. No definitive ADHD test exists, and often professionals diagnose children after just a clinical interview. When making a…

Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common behavior disorder diagnosed in children and is also a comorbid condition associated with a variety of disorders, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, addiction, anxiety,…

When people think of therapy, they often think there has to be a “big” issue before they seek out support and advice. That simply isn’t the case. Therapy is about…

Medicinal herbs for health have been used as a traditional treatment agent for ages in many parts of the world.  The increase in many auto-immune and inflammatory disease conditions in…

Safety concerns about any side effects of many antidepressant medications have led to increased herbal psychopharmacology research. Additionally, a general trend toward natural solutions increases herbal remedy popularity. As such,…

Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are a common condition affecting both children and adults. Anxiety disorders affect 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1% of the…

Crying child - handling a meltdown

What is a Temper Tantrum? Temper tantrums are unpleasant, disruptive behaviors or emotional outbursts that children exhibit when frustrated. Children have temper tantrums in response to unmet needs or desires…

Young girl - disarming Tantrums - managing difficult behaviors

Temper tantrums are a normal and common part of child development and raising children, and parents often struggle with how to manage them. All the parenting books and parenting classes…