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Bullying is An Attack on Self Worth

By Alicia T-Rust   Bullying Is Not New. “There’s so much complaining about bullying these days. Kids just need to toughen up.” I’ve heard that numerous times. It’s not easy, though.  Being the target of relentless bullying wears you down. Yes, as a child, I was bullied. I believe it began with a girl named […]

5 Tips for Parents to Help Their Depressed Young Teen

By Judy Guess, PhD   Middle school stunk. If I had a chance to relive a time in my life it may be college, my 20’s, even grade-school, but never frickin middle school. All I recall from middle school is everyone was cooler than me and had more friends. Yet still, I was oddly surprised […]

Top 5 Simple Wellness Solutions for Busy Professionals

By Ellen Palmer, Yellowbrick Accredited Provider   Busy Professionals Benefit from Wellness I’ve been told that great busy professionals have: a clear mind that can process a lot of information, energy, ability to focus, a calm demeanor, ability to manage ongoing stress, and time management skills that meet all of the deadlines and commitments. How […]

Taking Your Child’s Health Back – Part 1

By Deborah Netto, Yellowbrick Accredited Provider “The point is, ladies and gentlemen, that greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works.”  – Michael Douglas as Gordon Gecko in the movie Wall Street, 1987. Some of you may be too young to remember this groundbreaking movie, but this quote resounded […]

Looking For a Family or Child Psychotherapist? Here’s a Great Place to Start

When family members feel that a child’s mental health is problematic, they may often delay finding treatment because they don’t know how to find a good child psychotherapist. Blogs and other online resources may even have scared them by pointing out that not all practitioners are helpful, and that some have even been harmful!   […]

Parenting from the Trenches (Episode 2)

Parenting From The Trenches is a live stream show on Facebook and Instagram where Yellowbrick experts Dr. K and Dr. A answer your parenting questions. Our second episode aired on April 26th at 10:30am ET. Replay the show and view links and resources below… Parenting From The Trenches: Episode #2 — Suicide Awareness & Prevention […]

Why Therapy Works for Teens & Young Adults

Geoff Genser, a West Hartford-based clinical social worker and therapist, talks about the challenges faced by teens and young adults to overcome emotional and mental health issues. He stresses the importance of seeking help, instead of retreating in the face of these challenges.