A Word From Our BH Consultant: Visualization to Reduce Anxiety

Visualization is another evidence-based coping skill that is effective in helping children, adolescents and adults feel more relaxed. There are several variations of visualization, some of which are guided via meditation CDs, YouTube videos, or apps while others unfold naturally. I often teach …

A Word From Our BH Consultant: Grounding Techniques

Managing Uncomfortable Emotions or Unhelpful Thoughts with Grounding Techniques What is “grounding”? Grounding is a technique that can help you stay in the present moment when you are feeling worried, upset, angry or overwhelmed. Grounding uses different forms of distraction to reduce …

A Word From Our BH Consultant: Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

We recommend you watch the following short video from our Behavioral Health Clinician, Patrick Sweeney, and read the following description from KidsHealth.org.  Video URL: https://youtu.be/ObWoPn_fASM​  What Is Seasonal Affective Disorder?Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a form of depression that appears at the same …