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Avoiding Avoidance

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | April 1, 2019 | 0

We all know this feeling very well. There’s something important we have to do. It often literally needs to get done, but we don’t do it. We put it off—and find increasingly creative ways to rationalize avoiding what’s necessary. It happens …

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How to Make the Holidays Less Depressing

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | December 17, 2018 | 2

There are very few times of year (aside from Election Day) that are as polarizing among American people as the holidays. Some find it to be a magical time full of cheer, togetherness, and gifts galore. Others liken the holidays …

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ADHD Strategy Guide for Parents PART I: UNDERSTANDING

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | October 31, 2018 | 0

Why I Made This Guide If your son or daughter has been diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), odds are that you already have experienced some of the parenting challenges that come with it. Even more likely is your growing concern …

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But, Why? The Key to Self-Discipline

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | August 14, 2018 | 0

  The best way to motivate yourself to do something you really don’t want to do is to find a worthy reason of doing it in the first place. Too often we set out on a project or personal goal …

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Those Damn Video Games! A Perspective for Parents

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | August 1, 2018 | 0

The following is an article I wrote that was published in Inspired Parenting Magazine. It outlines a supportive view of video games that I hope will challenge assumptions and help parents to better understand the ever-growing trend of digital gaming.

Healing Without Therapy

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | July 16, 2018 | 3

The Power of SELF-CARE While it may sound like a no-brainer, we frequently overlook “taking better care of ourselves” as an integral part of our mental health. At any age, nourishing the mind, body, and soul is some of the …

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The Evolution of Anxiety

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | July 9, 2018 | 1

Anxiety is a funny thing. It can be our best friend, or our worst enemy, and originates from the most basic instinct we have: survival. Every organism on this planet tends to naturally prioritize survival above all else in life. …

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Why Teens Don’t Talk to Their Parents…And What You Can Do About It

By Anthony Gershenson, LMFT | July 6, 2018 | 0

If you’re the parent of a teenager and feel that communication has broken down, an important first consideration is why communication has fallen apart. Here are four common, and often over-looked, reasons that teens avoid talking with their parents. 1.) NATURAL …

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