LC4YF Blog

One Slice at a Time

One Slice at a Time

Summer is on its way and that often means that schedules become busier and there just never seem to be enough hours in the day to run errands, get kids to numerous activities and maintain household tasks, all while trying to have fun and enjoy the nice weather. As...

The Healing Power of Pets

The Healing Power of Pets

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I really wanted a dog. My life was also the opposite of dog friendly. I worked long days, often away from my home early morning until late night. I was always busy and overwhelmed with all the things to do. I didn’t have the time or...

Perspective of a Traveler During COVID-19

Perspective of a Traveler During COVID-19

Traveling is one of my favorite things. Particularly visiting other countries which, on a side note, I have greatly missed being able to do over the past year. When I visit foreign places, I like to truly experience them as they are in real life, not as tourists do,...

Postpartum Depression. Let’s Talk About It.

Postpartum Depression. Let’s Talk About It.

When my daughter was born I was in complete bliss. Her presence in this world after her 3 older brothers was one that was longed by each of us. She completed our family. Before her birth I envisioned falling madly in love with her, and being so swoon with the idea of...

It’s a New Year to take care

It’s a New Year to take care

It’s finally 2021! After a year like 2020, it is hopeful that we are in a new year and moving towards an end of the pandemic with vaccinations becoming available. It is also important to recognize that there may still be a lot of challenges this year as many of us are...

How Family Therapy Can Help

How Family Therapy Can Help

Familial relationships are typically regarded among the closest and most meaningful in our lives. At the same time, they contain inherently complicated, complex ways of relating and emotional coping that often extend not only through our lifetimes, but across...

Holidays and Your Mental Health

Holidays and Your Mental Health

It is that time of year again – holiday season! For many of us, we think of the holidays as a time to get together with friends and family, share laughs and memories and experience the perfect storm that is both chaos and relaxation. The season is kicked off with...

Does Everyone Need Therapy?

Does Everyone Need Therapy?

As a clinical therapist, I’ve gotten comfortable with the questions and common misconceptions that exist around the topic of therapy.  I vividly remember my grandmothers’ response when I told her I was pursuing my graduate degree and licensure as a psychotherapist. At...

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