Blog

14 Apr

Autism Awareness Month: A Personal Story

In honor of Autism Awareness Month, we're featuring a guest blog post from Bridgette Montgomery, a therapist and mother of six-year-old autistic son Josiah. She is sharing her personal story to spread awareness of autism and the importance of early diagnosis. April is Autism Awareness… Read More

2 Apr

Pulling Weeds and Planting Flowers

As spring tempts us with ever warming sun coaxing those first flowers, how can we renew ourselves? I've been following the work of Dr. Ira Byock, Palliative Care Physician at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and leading authority and advocate for improving care throughout the lifespan.… Read More

19 Mar

National Social Work Month: The Work That We Do

For the past 12 years, I have been a social worker. I started out working in North Philly at an alternative school for students who were expelled from public schools. It remains one of the best jobs I have had since graduating. I truly loved… Read More

27 Feb

Revisiting Intimacy

You’ve probably heard of the bestselling novel 50 Shades of Grey even if you haven’t read it. The sexually explicit novel is about a young women and her relationship with a wealthy man who’s sexual tastes lean toward bondage and discipline. Attitudes towards sex have… Read More

26 Feb

Racial Conversations: Let the Healing Begin

I was really moved and touched by the number of commercials during the Super Bowl this year centering around connection and love. It made me think about how much people really desire more of those things in their lives. I also realized that the current… Read More

18 Feb

Thoughts from the Movie “Boyhood”

The Oscar-nominated film Boyhood takes us on a young man's journey through 12 years. The poignant movie shows the mistakes and triumphs of one family, with parts that we can all relate to. We asked our therapists to share their thoughts from the movie. Read their feelings… Read More

15 Feb

Insights on The Bachelor: Episode 6

Although much of reality TV is not real, sometimes we can actually learn from it! Join us each week as our therapists provide thoughts on the most recent episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. Spoiler alert: Do not keep reading if you are not caught up.… Read More

13 Feb

Love and Marriage: Sex and Sensuality are Keys to Success

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it’s a perfect time for couples to assess the sensuality and intimacy levels in their relationship. Many couples put their intimate sensual and sexual relationship on the back burner and then wonder what happened to the ‘spark’ between them. Many… Read More

6 Feb

Insights on The Bachelor: Episode 5

Although much of reality TV is not real, sometimes we can actually learn from it! Join us each week as our therapists provide thoughts on the most recent episode of ABC’s The Bachelor. Spoiler alert: Do not keep reading if you are not caught up. This… Read More

4 Feb

January Malaise

I sent my second college age daughter back to school last Sunday and I’m feeling SAD; you? Every year around this time, after the holiday fun and festivities, the extra boost of love and warmth from being surrounded by friends and family has ended, I… Read More