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Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

Professional Services for Kids and Families on Long Island

UPDATED March: A guide to professional family services in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including tutors, teachers, lawyers, financial planners, and more.

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Laurie Hollman Ph. D. is a psychoanalyst who recently wrote the book Unlocking Parental Intelligence.

Counseling Practice for Children with Special Needs Opens in Melville

Counseling Practice for Children with Special Needs Opens in Melville

Ellen T. Richer, Educations & Family Counseling, is a private evening practice that focuses on families with children with special needs.

Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens is a new coaching business that caters to the needs of shy, introverted, and self-conscious young adults in the Rockland area.

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation launched an equine therapy program called, Promise of a New Spirit.

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

The stressors that our children are experiencing are exponentially greater than in any previous generation--and psychotherapy can help.

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Pediatric Physical Therapy Center Opens in Somers

Metamorphosis Pediatric Physical Therapy opened in Somers, NY with a focus on Cuevas Medek Exercises.

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

A child and adolescent psychologist shares tips to get children to listen the first time you ask them a question.

BrainCore Moves to New Facility

BrainCore Moves to New Facility

BrainCore neuro-feedback practice moves to Spring Valley, NY.

Hudson Valley Psychotherapy Opens In Nyack

Hudson Valley Psychotherapy Opens In Nyack

New psychotherapy center, Hudson Valley Psychotherapy, opens in Nyack, NY.

Child Psychologist Offers Executive Coaching Sessions

Child Psychologist Offers Executive Coaching Sessions

Jennifer Hope, Ph.D., a child psychologist based in Brooklyn, now offers executive coaching services, which can help children and teens learn time management skills and how to manage work flow.

Valley Stream OT Practice Uses Rock Climbing to Improve Handwriting

Valley Stream OT Practice Uses Rock Climbing to Improve Handwriting

Occupational Therapy for Productive Living, an OT practice in Valley Stream, now offers a handwriting readiness program to prepare children for school.

Children’s Therapy and Learning Center Opens in Fairfield

Children’s Therapy and Learning Center Opens in Fairfield

Children's Therapy and Learning Center recently opened in Fairfield. The center offers therapies, including speech, physical, and occupational, educational services, including tutoring, Handwriting without Tears, and support, as well as interventions.

Keep Moving Forward Creates Independence Through Physical Therapy

Keep Moving Forward Creates Independence Through Physical Therapy

Keep Moving Forward, an intensive physical therapy facility for children with special needs in Nassau County, recently opened in Garden City.

Nyack Hospital Hosts JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Nyack Hospital Hosts JDRF Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is now hosting monthly Type 1 diabetes support group meetings at Nyack Hospital.

Straight-Up Support

Straight-Up Support

Curvy Girls, a network of scoliosis support groups, empowers girls who have scoliosis from Long Island to Australia. The groups, founded by a Long Island-based mother-daughter duo, offers support and information for both girls and parents.

Child and Family Counseling Center Opens in Westport

Child and Family Counseling Center Opens in Westport

Boost! Child and Family Services, a Westport-based family counseling and support center, recently opened. The center provides individual and group therapy, classroom advocacy, school staff training, and child and family counseling services in Fairfield County.

American Heart Association Recommends Walking After a Stroke

American Heart Association Recommends Walking After a Stroke

An American Heart Association study found that walking after a stroke can improve overall health by boosting physical fitness, mobility, and quality of life in patients who have suffered a stroke.

New Photography Class Helps Girls Increase Self-Confidence

New Photography Class Helps Girls Increase Self-Confidence

Photographer and therapist Dee Lebovits recently started Self Portrait, a class that teaches young girls the art of photography, while also helping the students build their self-confidence in a group setting.

Children in Therapy: Yea or Nay?

Children in Therapy: Yea or Nay?

A mental health consultant with offices in the New York area offers advice for parents who are considering whether they should send their child to therapy.

Therapy Is Not 'One Size Fits All'

Therapy Is Not 'One Size Fits All'

The National Institute of Mental Health defines the different types of psychotherapy that can be adapted for both children and adults.

Upper West Side Clinical Psychologist Offers Relationship Counseling

Upper West Side Clinical Psychologist Offers Relationship Counseling

Kristin Davin, Psy. D., a licensed clinical psychologist, recently relocated her practice from Pennsylvania to the Upper West Side. Her primary focus is helping couples who are going through separation or divorce, but with her nine years of experience, Davin can offer some parenting strategy advice.

Children's Therapy Practice Adds Individual and Group Classes

Children's Therapy Practice Adds Individual and Group Classes

Sensational Development, a private occupational therapy practice for children and young adults, recently added individual and group therapy classes for residents in Nassau and Suffolk counties.

Detecting Eating Disorders in College Freshmen

Detecting Eating Disorders in College Freshmen

Eating Recovery Center urges parents to be vigilant about signs of eating disorders in college freshmen as they return home from school.

Child Psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein Opens Private Practice in Westport

Child Psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein Opens Private Practice in Westport

Seasoned clinical-school child psychologist Dr. Lynne Goldstein, a specialist in issues related to bullying and self-esteem, opened her own practice in Westport, CT, offering individual therapy, therapy for children and families experiencing divorce, psycho-educational evaluations, and therapy for gifted children and their families.




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