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Autism and Female Gender Identity Please note: In this post I use the term “female” to reference and respect the inclusion of individuals socialized or identifying as girls/women regardless of their assigned gender at birth.…

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The Ins and Outs of A Psychological Test 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

The Ins and Outs of A Psychological Test

Many people wonder if a psychological test could help them answer questions about themselves or their child. You may be looking for an accurate ADHD or autism diagnosis. Or maybe you’re concerned about a learning…

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College Days Ahead: Ready or Not? 2560 1642 Dr. Menon

College Days Ahead: Ready or Not?

Student: “Everyone says I’ve got to have lots of fun before I leave for college.  Instead, I stay up at night wondering if I can actually do this.” Parent: “Is my child ready to go to college…

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Pathological Demand Avoidance: A type of Autism. Guest Post by Dr. Jessica Myszak 800 800 Dr. Menon

Pathological Demand Avoidance: A type of Autism. Guest Post by Dr. Jessica Myszak

I’d like to introduce a new colleague of mine, Jessica Myszak. We have a shared interest in supporting neurodivergent clients with evaluations and therapy.  Since we are both credentialed with PsyPact, we can support clients…

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Building Healthy Routines: Helping Students Help Themselves 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

Building Healthy Routines: Helping Students Help Themselves

Recently I had the opportunity to be on a panel with 3 other talented professionals. During the webinar titled Building Healthy Routines: Helping Students Help Themselves, we shared tips for parents to use over summer…

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How Can Therapy Help Neurodivergent Individuals? 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

How Can Therapy Help Neurodivergent Individuals?

I recently connected with a new colleague, Jessica Myszak. Jessica offers autism evaluations and other testing services for adults through telehealth. A thorough evaluation is the critical foundation for effective treatment and support. Jessica and…

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Anxious Thoughts are Sticky Thoughts. 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

Anxious Thoughts are Sticky Thoughts.

Anxiety is driven by uncertainty. Anxious thoughts start with asking yourself some innocent questions and then you realize an hour has gone by. “Lost in thought” takes on a whole new meaning! Your thoughts go…

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Does my kid need therapy?
Am I ridiculous for thinking my child needs therapy? 2560 1707 Dr. Terry

Am I ridiculous for thinking my child needs therapy?

Am I ridiculous for thinking my child needs therapy? Most parents experience situations or whole seasons of feeling overwhelmed and under prepared to deal with their child’s behavior or emotions. Every phase of a child’s…

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Do I have ADHD or Autism/Asperger’s? 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

Do I have ADHD or Autism/Asperger’s?

Life’s transitions are hard for everyone. But for you, they feel excruciating. People describe you as smart but also “quirky” or “unique” or “going through a phase.” You’re always forgetting things. You may annoy friends…

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The Sunday Scaries 2560 1707 Dr. Menon

The Sunday Scaries

I used to feel sorry for Mondays, always getting the bad rap in the week’s lineup. But now, it sounds like Sundays are keeping Mondays company! I’ve been hearing about this change a lot from…

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Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Ahh fall. Along with apple cider, bonfires and pumpkins, it’s also time for your child’s first parent-teacher conference of the year. Here are some ways to prepare before, points to remember and phrases to use…

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An App for All Seasons 1500 1000 Dr. Menon

An App for All Seasons

You don’t go anywhere without your phone. Why not let it help you create some healthy habits? Here’s a curated list of apps for you to try. They can help to extend the benefits of…

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