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What’s the Difference Between ADD and ADHD? Sep 8th, 2021

You have likely heard the terms attention deficit disorder (ADD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) but may be unclear of the differences or what the terms entail. Adding to the confusion, many people use the terms interchangeably.  If you or your child is struggling with difficulty focusing, the team...

Take the Stress Out of Dating Aug 12th, 2021

Dating in today’s world is filled with pitfalls. From disappointing dates to being “ghosted,” there’s no doubt about it that modern dating has its own set of challenges. When you’re looking for the right connection, the frustration that comes along with dating can feel overwhelming. The team at Wellness Road...

Have You Tried Online or Phone Therapy? Jul 28th, 2021

Teletherapy online and over the phone is a lifeline for many people. Rates of depression and anxiety are at an all-time high. Amid the stressors of the COVID-19 pandemic, reports of anxiety and depression have tripled, according to a study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)...

Myths and Facts About Depression Jun 1st, 2021

Depression is a serious medical illness that negatively affects the way you feel, think, and function. Prevailing myths about depression can cause you to avoid seeking help. You may believe that it’s not a real illness, or that you just need to tough it out until it passes on its...

Helping Your Child Through Grief and Loss May 3rd, 2021

Children express grief and loss in a variety of ways and they need to know that it’s okay to talk about pain and loss. While you can’t protect your kids from grief and loss, you can help them process their feelings and build healthy coping skills. Grief counseling can help...

The Impact of Stress on Your Overall Health Apr 8th, 2021

You may think of stress as an unavoidable part of life, but did you know too much stress can wreak havoc on your mental and overall health? It’s easy to underestimate the impact of stress when you’re dealing with it from day-to-day.  Here at Wellness Road Psychology, our team helps...

Warning Signs Your Teen Is Struggling Mar 17th, 2021

Navigating the teenage years can be challenging for both teens and parents. As your teen makes mistakes, learns, and develops crucial skills to be an independent adult, it can feel like you and your teen are on a rollercoaster.  A change in your teen’s behavior may cause concern, but it’s...

5 Benefits of a Dating Coach Feb 16th, 2021

The rate of adults without a romantic partner is at an all-time high of 51%, according to a national survey. Not only are more people single than ever before in history, but the feeling of loneliness is also a growing problem. In fact, 63% of men and 58% of women...

Can Couples Counseling Save Our Relationship? Jan 6th, 2021

Romantic relationships require more emotional, psychological, and physical closeness than any other relationship. This level of intimacy can be difficult to maintain. This may explain why up to half of the couples that marry for the first time end up divorcing. Keeping your romantic relationship thriving requires core components and...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Could the Pandemic Exacerbate My Seasonal Depression? Dec 14th, 2020

This winter many people will experience a double whammy of seasonal depression exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. With millions of Americans still out of work and grappling with extended time isolated from others and canceled holiday plans, mental health professionals expect not only to see a rise in seasonal depression...

My Child Won’t Talk to Me: Can Adolescent Psychology Help? Nov 1st, 2020

Adolescence can be tough for teens and parents alike. This transitional period from childhood to adulthood is marked by rapid changes as your child develops a sense of identity. During this time, adolescents tend to pull away from parents and primary caregivers and rely more on their peers. This can...

The Best Ways to Support a Loved One With ADD Oct 6th, 2020

Millions of adults and children in the United States are navigating life with attention deficit disorder (ADD), a neurodevelopmental difference that causes trouble concentrating, staying organized, completing tasks, and more. People with ADD who have supported are happier, more successful, and better adjusted. You should treat someone with ADD with...

Love Life Woes? Here’s How a Dating Coach Can Help You? Sep 15th, 2020

If you’re struggling to make the right romantic connections, a dating coach can help. Dating can be difficult for anyone and is especially challenging in large cities like New York.  Have you been unsuccessful in the dating scene? Are you new to dating and want to get it right the...

How Psychotherapy Can Help You Work Through PTSD, Anxiety, Depression, and More Aug 20th, 2020

Psychotherapy offers benefits that are unique to each individual. The goal of psychotherapy is to develop a strong collaborative relationship with a trained mental health professional that enables you to identify, recognize, and change distressing thoughts, feelings, and behavior.  Here at Wellness Road Psychology, our skilled psychologists Philip Glickman and...

Recognizing Signs of ADHD in Your Child Jul 22nd, 2020

As a parent, you know your child best. By the time a child reaches age seven parents are usually already aware of their impulsiveness, hyperactivity, or inattentiveness. Noticing these symptoms in your child may warrant a qualified diagnosis. Children as young as age four can be diagnosed with attention deficit...

Depression, Anxiety, and How Racism Affects People of Color and Non-POC Jun 25th, 2020

Racism has a profound impact on the health and future health of children, adolescents, and adults. Although some progress has been made toward racial equity, racism has a continued negative effect on the lives of people of color.  By acknowledging the role of racism on health outcomes, health care professionals...

Benefits of Therapy for Adolescents May 7th, 2020

Teens, just like adults, can benefit greatly from counseling. Adolescent therapy helps teens deal with specific emotions. It can also help navigate challenges facing adolescents, manage life stressors, and adjust to major changes.  The support of a psychology professional can help teens understand themselves better, express themselves, make better decisions,...

If You’re Experiencing These Symptoms, You Might Be Suffering From PTSD Apr 22nd, 2020

When you experience a traumatic event it’s common to want to put it behind you and get on with your life. As time passes it’s easy to assume you’re no longer impacted by the event.  However, symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder may appear months or even years after a traumatic...

Common Signs That Could Mean You Are Suffering From Anxiety Mar 31st, 2020

The National Institutes of Health estimates that up to one in three men and women in the United States has experienced at least one form of clinical anxiety at some point in their lives. Anxiety is different from feeling worried or nervous because you have a job interview coming up...

Tips to help you get through this crisis Mar 25th, 2020

Tips to help you get through this unfortunate time: If you are cooped up at home, which you are, because it's the right thing to do and most of us don't have a choice, here are some things to do and not do: · Go for a walk outsideActivity lowers...

COVID-19 Coronavirus Patient Self-Assessment Tool Mar 23rd, 2020

If you have symptoms of respiratory illness (e.g., fever, cough and/or shortness of breath), answer the following questions:1. Have you recently traveled outside the country? Current countries at high risk include all Asian countries, Italy, and Iran.2. Have you been in close contact with anyone known or suspected to have...

How Untreated Depression Can Harm Your Physical Health Feb 20th, 2020

Just as you shouldn’t skip prescribed insulin for diabetes or blood pressure medication for hypertension, you shouldn’t bypass appropriate care for depression. Doing so can lead to a broad range of complications that detract from all aspects of your wellness, including your physical health.  If you’re one of the 19 million Americans...