Preparing For An Uncertain School Year – Video

Dr. Barlow helps parents prepare for an uncertain school year. She explains how creating structure, making tentative plans, and clarifying expectations can help us adjust to the current circumstances. She shares suggestions for how to improve your mindset and mood in order to get through these stressful times. Additionally, she provides strategies for problem-solving, managing […]

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Practices to Keep Your Mental Health Intact

There’s no doubt that the circumstances around COVID-19 have increased our risk of mental health problems. Luckily, we have strategies to protect our mental health. Engaging in the following practices are likely to help you meet the challenges of today and come through with your mental health intact. Sleep We are all able to function […]

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Surviving and Skill Building

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been forced to take on new and different roles, to change our routines, and to adjust to restrictions that limit our usual activities. Although these changes can be stressful, they also provide opportunities to learn and practice many valuable skills including flexibility, communication, and problem solving.    On […]

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Why Is My Anxious Kid So Angry?

It’s easy to recognize that a child hiding behind a parent’s leg, trying to disappear from a friendly stranger’s questions, may be feeling shy and a little anxious at that moment. It’s also pretty widely acknowledged that certain scenarios like public speaking, starting a new school, or going away to camp may create a bit […]

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