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“We all are feeling sad and it's important to recognize it, deal with it and express it, but also we need to realize we'll all get through this, and we have to put the safety of others before our own needs and there are other ways to connect”

“He wants to feel he didn’t have a negative outcome, but he has a brain injury. And, he is not out of the woods.”

“Right now, we all feel such a loss of control... Between Covid, all the changes we’ve experienced in recent months… Change, good or bad, makes people really uncomfortable. The majority of people don’t do well with change.”

“The first part of managing stress and building resiliency in these trying times is changing how you view things,” she says. “You are in control. Instead of saying you dread winter, shift the dialogue to, ‘I’m looking forward to winter.””

““Crying is a signal to take a moment and process or deal with stressors, uncomfortable emotions, or body sensations,” she explains. “Taking the time to cry and work through these uncomfortable feelings is not only a positive action that doesn’t let emotions and stressors pile up, it can also be quite healing.””

““A person may want to disconnect from uncomfortable feelings and over-focus on positive and possibly unrealistic outcomes,” she explains. While this might make someone feel better in the moment, it can lead to unmet goals and overall feelings of unfulfillment in the long run.”

“The number one thing a parent can do to help their child feel less overwhelmed by everything that is happening in the world and in their lives, is to empower their child with decision making. Helping them to have more control over the choices they make is a great way to calm anxiety and build a sense of control. Ultimately we all crave control, so why not give your child opportunities to successfully manage things so they can feel better about themselves. ”

“‘'There is no exact perfect moment when to discuss sex and sexuality with children — instead it should be an organic evolution of conversations that happen between parents or caregivers and their children,' says Roseann Capanna-Hodge, EdD, a licensed professional counselor and certified school psychologist in Ridgefield, Connecticut.”

Mind racing at work

“‘A person with OCD may realize their obsessive intrusive thoughts don't make sense, but they can't seem to stop them,’ says Roseann Capanna-Hodge, a psychologist.”

Mother and Daughter - PANS/PANDAS cases

PANS and PANDAS result in neuropsychiatric and neurocognitive issues that often go misdiagnosed due to the fact that they have similar symptoms to other disorders. Though there are no exact treatments for this disorder, there are many pro-active measures you can take to resolve some of the hard issues PAN/PADAS bring on like anxiety, behavioral regression and other infectious sources. Dr. Roseann Capanna-Hodge offers some background and solutions to this disorder.