Coping with Back to School Chaos

Anyone with school-aged children is familiar with the challenges returning to a fall routine. Such transitions can be disruptive as everyone adjusts to new teachers, new expectations, and a laundry list of to-do’s. Here are some things to consider that may ease the growing pains of September.

Growing Up Girls

At Therapeutic Partners, one way we commit to continuing education is by reading groundbreaking literature that pertains to the people we serve. Most recently our staff read Dr. Lisa Damour’s Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions into Adulthood. The New York Times best seller gives a peak into the brains of teenage girls and sheds new light on … Read More

Why are boundaries so important?

Brene Brown is a world renowned sociologist, speaker, researcher and author. Attached is a video in which Brene is speaking about the importance of boundaries for us to be the most compassionate, empathetic people we can be. If you haven’t heard any of Brene Brown’s other talks check them out!

Autism Awareness Month is Here!

April is national Autism awareness month and its time to show your support for those affected by Autism. This year will you partner with us in joining the new movement towards increased awareness, acceptance and appreciation?

Couples that laugh together, stay together.

Published in the journal Personal Relationships, the study was conducted by University of North Carolina social psychologist Laura Kurtz, who has been fascinated for years by the idea of shared laughter in relationships. “We can all think of a time when we were laughing and the person next to us just sat there totally silent,” she told TIME. “All of … Read More

Making time for kids?

Feeling guilty because you never seem to have enough time to spend with your children? A new study in the Journal of Marriage and Family demonstrates that it is quality time not the quantity of time that matters. Click here to read more