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About Us

We have over 25 years of combined experience working with children and families.  We’re married and have a family ourselves. We understand first hand the challenges of raising kids while trying to stay connected as a couple as well. We…

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Children and Teens

Are you struggling to figure out the right way to help your teen? Do you feel like she doesn’t respect you anymore? Are you wondering if your teen’s behavior is normal or not? Parenting is the hardest job in the…

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Couples

Do you feel like your partner doesn’t get you? Do you worry about how your problems will affect your kids? Do you feel stuck and unsure about how to move forward? Relationships are difficult because they involve two individuals with…

Recommended Reading

Our Favorite Parenting Books

There are so many parenting books, it can be hard to know where to start. Below is a short list of some of our favorites. Each of these books are ones we’ve read ourselves and found helpful to us personally….

What to do when you lose your cool with your teen

Does this sound familiar? Parent: “You’re grounded and I’m taking away your phone.” Teen: “That’s ridiculous.” Parent: “Maybe you’ll think next time before doing something so stupid!” Teen: “Maybe you’ll learn how to stop being a controlling psycho.” Parent: “You…

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Some great books and blogs to check out over the summer.

As another school year ends with summer break looming, how are you feeling? Some parents I’ve talked to are looking forward to it, others not so much. I’ll tell you why I think summer is a great time to connect…

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The Perils of Privileged Kids

Teens from upper middle class and affluent homes are struggling with depression, anxiety and substance abuse at higher rates than teens from the general population. The data that supports this is consistent with what we see in our office on…

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