6 Ways to Maintain a Healthy Relationship with Your Self-Esteem

Originally published by Hers Magazine at Throughout the years, my Self-Esteem and I have had a very tumultuous relationship, to say the least. Throughout our teens and 20s, I was extremely critical of her and my self-doubt was beyond measurable. The constant criticisms and lack of respect, trust and belief in myself were too […]


ADHD, not only Hyperactivity | Child Therapy Hollywood FL

ADHD or Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is now a relatively well known childhood problem. When one hears the term “ADHD” images of over-energized children, who cannot sit still and always are on the go come to mind. And yes, (you know them teachers) those kids who must go to the bathroom several times during class […]

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LETTING GO | Family Therapy Hollywood, FL

Many times we see adults, couples, families, parents that can’t let go of past hurts.  They replay the events of the past over and over, each time re-experiencing the negative event and leaving themselves with hurt, anger, resentment or even hatred.   Some people seem to be able to let things go and move on and […]

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In Times of Crises | Psychotherapy in Hollywood Florida

Have you ever wondered what stuff your family is made of? Well there is no better (or worse) time to find out than during a crisis. One of the many things that can rip a family unit apart and create gigantic tensions between factions is when the issue of caring for another family member who […]

I Don’t Want to Do My Homework

Well it is almost that time of year again… school is about to reopen after the summer break and many of you parents are dreading homework time. Many of you have not yet recovered from the homework battle scars from the last school year and the prospect of acquiring new ones in the upcoming school […]

Tips to Keep on Track for the ADHD Child

As most parents with ADHD children know, they have lots of extra energy.  In fact some have so much energy that watching them sometimes makes us feel tired and drained ourselves.  Here is one tip to help you and your child. Engage your child in some kind of physical activity so they can work off some of […]

How Much Should We Butt In

The other day my colleague and I were talking about things relating to parenting and raising a child.  And the question came up.  How much should we interfer in another parent’s sphere of influence when we see that parent’s child behaving inappropriately such as slapping their brother/sister or Heaven forbid, slapping their mother.  Do we stand […]

Growing Old

There is something to be said about growing old.  Watching my mother in this phase of her life has made me realize that growing old should not be feared because of sagging jaw lines, drooping bosoms and flabby thighs.  Growing old,I am discovering through my mother, can be a liberating experience.  My mother is a woman of very, […]


So here you are…. walking down the cereal aisle of the supermarket and suddenly young Matthew begins to throw a fit because you refused to let him pick up the box of frosted flakes.  As his voice crescendos like an orchestra your only thought is “to shut this kid up because he/she is embarrassing me.”. […]