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Below you’ll find a link to a great article that summarizes Dr. Dan Siegel’s new book on understanding teen behavior, entitled “Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain”.    He always writes great books that explain how our brains influence our development and behavior, and this one is no exception. The article, entitled… Read more

As a new school year begins, here is a truly excellent review by Cari Thompson from momiforward.com of some great concepts that help make (and keep) a marriage healthy. There are wonderful pointers in this article about communication, anger, resolving conflict, intimacy, and even sleep! Pay close attention to the section on “The 5 Love… Read more

Here are some questions that often come up when dealing with divorce.  If you are in the process of recovering from divorce, considering divorce, or trying to help your children live with divorce, we hope that you find some useful information here.   If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to call our office.  You… Read more

In an interesting editorial in today’s Los Angeles Times, author Katherine Ellison mentioned a couple of tools to help people who are distracted by the lures of the internet while trying to work on their computers. She wrote a book about being a mom diagnosed with ADD, and has recently come to realize that she… Read more

There’s something about fall.  It brings out the organizer in me, and most especially the urge to clean things out.  Maybe it’s because the holidays are approaching, or perhaps it’s simply that the crisp weather is so energizing. At any rate, here are some great ideas for coping with clutter.  (Here’s a bit of self-disclosure: … Read more

This is a hard time to be looking for a job, especially for young people and for people who need to make a career change.  Over the years, I’ve found a couple of useful tools that I’d like to recommend.Many people don’t know what types of careers may suit them best.  There is a very… Read more

Chronic pain can severely impact  quality of life.  Many people who suffer from chronic pain think that nothing can be done to help them.  This is especially true if you have been in pain for months or years with no relief. What you may not know is that the sensation of pain is not only… Read more