To Tell or Not To Tell: Talking to Young Children about Illness and Death

May is turning out to be the month of difficult topics. Unfortunately, since in real life such topics are unavoidable, it is better to be prepared to have difficult discussions with children. Check out Dr. Davelman’s blog about speaking to children about illness and death. To Tell or Not to Tell: Talking to Young Children about Illness...

“Normal” Worrying or Postpartum Anxiety

Dr. Davelman explains the difference between “normal” new parent worrying and postpartum anxiety. If you feel like you could benefit from learning how to calm your anxiety, there are resources available, including our practice. The Difference between a Mother’s Worries and...

Dealing With A Panic Attack at Work

  “The anticipation of a possible panic attack, can in and of itself be stressful enough to set off an attack, acting as a self-fulfilling prophecy.” Dr. Davelman is available to help you conquer anxiety and panic. This is a very treatable condition. For more information on treatment please email Dealing with a Panic Attack at Work...

When to See a Therapist By Dr. Julie Davelman

When to see a Therapist “I use the analogy that if a person breaks a bone, they can do nothing and the break will eventually heal, but that will take a long time, hurt a lot and likely not heal optimally.  However, if they went to the doctor and had the bone set and put in a cast, the result, although requiring more effort in the beginning, is likely to be better.  The same applies with...

ADHD seminar October 5th

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is arguably the most over and underdiagnosed childhood disorder.  Characterized by difficulties focusing, being easily distractible and/or impulsive behavior, ADHD is sometimes difficult to discern from normal developmental behavior.  This seminar will help parents understand the diagnostic criteria for ADHD as well as the reasons why the disorder is sometimes misdiagnosed. You will learn: The best methods to assess ADHD, what testing should be utilized (versus what is often used), and how individualized treatment is assessed for effectiveness. Medications used to treat ADHD will be discussed, as well as how testing can detect subjects “faking bad” in order to gain a diagnosis to obtain stimulant medications that can be sold or abused. How to work with both mental health and medical professional to obtain the most efficient and effective outcomes. Join us in an open discussion that pulls back the curtain on ADHD and equips parents to understand their child’s behavior and how to best treat it. Light refreshments will be...