Calming Your Anxious Child

Calming Your Anxious Child

Child Therapy Sterling VA The first day of school for many children is filled with excitement and hope, but for many others, the start of school brings with it anxious thoughts and feelings. For some children this may appear obvious with voiced worries, anxious habits, and loads of tears. For others, anxiety may manifest itself

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Why You Should Treat Your Partner Like a Child

Why You Should Treat Your Partner Like a Child

Couple Therapy Sterling VA Imagine this: at the end of a long and stressful day, your six-year-old stomps away from you in frustration and yells, “leave me alone!” A few seconds later you hear the slamming of her bedroom door. How do you respond? Now, imagine the same scenario with your partner instead of your

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Take a Summer Vacation from your Smartphone

Take a Summer Vacation from your Smartphone

Couples Therapy Sterling VA Independence Day 2017 is in the books, and I hope yours was filled with fun, family, and time to relax. July 4th fell on a Tuesday this year, and that means that many of us found ourselves trying to keep up with the demands of the workweek even as we took

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Cleaning up the Whine

Cleaning up the Whine

Family Therapy Sterling VA “I’m so bored!”, “Ew, what is that? I don’t like broccoli!”, “That’s not fair!” Ah, the sounds of summer break have begun in my house. Can you relate? A negative attitude can place a strain on any relationship. As a parent you may wonder if your generally sweet, thoughtful children have

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Want a Better Relationship? Make Time for More Sex

Want a Better Relationship? Make Time for More Sex

A recent series of studies conducted in the US and Switzerland has lead to an important but not surprising conclusion: couples who have sex more often report feeling closer, being happier, and feeling more affection for each other. Further, researchers were able to demonstrate that affectionate touch — touch that is loving and often sexual

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Screen Free Week, May 1-7

Screen Free Week, May 1-7

Individual Therapy Sterling, VA As a busy mom, I find myself relying on letting my kids watch a quick episode of Jake and the Neverland Pirates to be able to wash the dishes, fold a load of laundry, or get myself pulled together before work — it’s an easy way to keep my them entertained and

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