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Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

Lego Therapy for Children with Autism

Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder struggle with inappropriate or delayed social skills, fine motor skills, group skills, communication skills, attention skills, play skills, and more. Professionals from many fields are involved in the care of children with ASD including speech therapists, occupational therapists, mental...
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General

Why Mid-Life Crisis Happens

A bad outcome of a mid-life crisis tosses people into counseling. They report that the person they knew became entirely different over night.  It is almost cliché that with a mid-life crisis comes the impractical sports car, the extramarital affair, late nights at bars,...
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General

Why Some People Feel Inferior

“I never do anything right.”  While this is an overgeneralization with evidence to the contrary, some people actually believe they can’t to do anything right.  Perhaps you have a client like this.  It is unproductive to argue the specific points of the matter with them because no...
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Addiction

The Power of Family to Improve Outcomes

A great irony exists in the addiction treatment field: families of clients, who are often the most compliant and empowered entity in the recovery process are the most underserved. Understanding the benefits of maintaining contact with the family system and why its ongoing participation...
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ADHD/ADD

Evidence-based treatment for ADHD

ADHD affects many children. ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, can have a detrimental affect on a child’s performance in many areas including with his grades, his behavior in the classroom, relationships with others, self-regulation, daily life skills, and much more. Within the scientific...
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