Seasonal Affective Disorder, which coincidentally has the acronym SAD, refers to symptoms of depression that occur seasonally, with the emergence of symptoms during the fall and winter months, and a dissipation of those symptoms once winter transitions into spring. SAD can occur in those who already suffer from depression, but it can also affect those […]
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“…talking about sexual abuse with your child can be one of the hardest, yet most important things that parents can do.”
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Hope Springs’ most popular Instagram posts of 2018
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Because we are celebrating our 10th year in practice, below are 10 important posts from the Hope Springs Blog that were written in 2018.
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It’s really hard to be a student. You don’t have a choice over how your day goes. You have to ask permission for everything. It’s easy to feel like your day is full of people trying to catch your mistakes. You are constantly being evaluated. You have a full day of class, then a full […]
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Art is often used in psychotherapy to explore and process emotions. Different from art therapy, the use of art in psychotherapy is one tool that therapists often use with both children and adults. Here are some benefits of using art in therapy…
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There are ways to make the most of the winter months! Making time inside enjoyable for you and your loved ones. Let’s get Creative!
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Many parenting approaches fail to address the parent’s thoughts and feelings. By acknowledging and opening up to these experiences, parenting becomes more effective and meaningful.
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It can be overwhelming and confusing when you are the victim of name-calling. This article helps you to better understand and respond.
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Are you the parents of an only child? If so, do you often get the probing and assuming questions of when you’ll have your next one? Do you feel the societal pressure to have more than one? If you are the parent of an only child, with no plans to add to your family, hopefully […]
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Graphic novels have become increasingly popular for children. There are currently many different types of graphic novels from Captain Underpants to the Smile books by Raina Taigelmeier. Graphic novels have not always been considered appropriate reading for children. Lately, graphic novels are flying off the shelves, jumping into virtual shopping carts, and being embraced by […]
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Sleep is a complicated issue with many inter-connected components. However, if you are struggling with sleep, consider making some dietary changes to promote improvements in your sleep cycle.
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