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Impacts of Social Media and Technology on Adolescent Development

By |July 20th, 2016|

An Explanation of the Potential Impacts of Social Media and Technology on Adolescent Development

Adolescence is a life phase of tremendous change – biological, psychological, as well as social and teens must learn to adjust to their emerging bodies and needs (Christie, & Viner, 2005) as well as formulate an identity.

Teenagers are faced with the challenging […]

How Can Parenting Style Influence Your Childs Identity and Emotional Development?

By |June 16th, 2016|

How Can Parenting Style Influence Your Childs Identity and Emotional Development?

Mankind and scientists have been concerned with the answer to the following question: Do children come to this world as tabula rasa (i.e. clean slate) or is their behavior and emotional makeup genetically predetermined?

In order to answer this question psychologists have primarily attempted to define […]

People’s Power to Change

By |June 10th, 2016|

Humans have the power to evolve and change throughout their lifespan. We have the ability to adapt to the new status quo and transform our lives and behavior. I believe that counseling is based on the principle of the human capability to change.

Counselors such as myself can promote mental and emotional health and well-being through […]

Marriage counseling, how it can help and why you shouldn’t feel embarrassed or ashamed.

By |June 10th, 2016|

Marriage is a beautiful institution and should ideally be based on love, respect and mutual understanding. However, the divorce rate is rising worldwide and couples often reach the conclusion that they have grown apart and therefore decide to separate. Successful marriages are a result of the continual support partners offer each other as they go […]

Hurting your children through your parents

By |September 23rd, 2015|

Have you ever caught yourself using the same hurtful phrases on your kids that your parents used on you?

The first memory of our child is daydreaming looking at the ultrasound photo of our first baby, making plans about the activities we will enjoy together and the love we will shower our child with. On many […]

How to survive toxic families

By |April 9th, 2015|

We all dream of being part of a loving, supportive family. A family where we feel cared for and understood. A place where we can find comfort, help and praise when life appears to be challenging. Every human being is entitled to a safe haven which can offer love, compassion and constitute our pillar of […]

Information on Psychotherapy

By |August 9th, 2014|

Psychotherapy is a general term for resolving day to day life challenges or addressing mental health concerns by talking with a psychologist. During psychotherapy you can learn about your adopted behavioral patterns and the mechanisms involved that often lead to a dysfunctional relationship or situation. Psychotherapy also facilitates understanding your condition and your moods, feelings, […]

How to help and understand Third Culture Kids

By |March 9th, 2014|

The globalization process in our fast moving world has created a new cast of children, the Third Culture Kids (TCKs). A TCK is defined as a person who has spent a significant part of his developmental years outside the parent’s culture (passport country). The TCK often builds relationships to all of the cultures, while not […]