Therapy Topics

BACK TO SCHOOL FOR CHILDREN WITH ADHD

Back to school emotions tend to exacerbate psychological problems. Anxiety, depression, and excitement are intertwined. Imagine students with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) with all [...]

Depression

Everyone feels sad, blue or down-in-the-dumps on occasion. You may even feel “depressed”. However, diagnosable depression is much more intense and interferes with your daily [...]

Brian – Creative Synthesis of His Play Therapy

CLINICAL EDITOR COMMENT This article discusses a case of a youngster and family as they transitioned from active chemical dependency and moved towards sobriety. The author [...]

Ask Dr. Barb: What is Play Therapy?

Helps kids feel better (& grown-ups, too!) Improves self-esteem Teaches coping skills Fosters feeling expression Promotes [...]

Addressing Loss Through Psychotherapy

News from Coachella Valley's Integrated Health Community Medical News  July/August 2015 By Barbara Pedalino, PsyD Psychotherapy generally focuses on change and growth. Why then, would senior [...]