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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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

How to Recognize Signs of an Eating Disorder
Does your teen see herself as fat when she’s not—and measure her self-worth by her weight? Learn the early warning signs of eating disorders (perhaps surprisingly, for boys as well as girls). (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

10 Habits of Happy Couples
Relationship expert Laurie Puhn, the author of "Fight Less, Love More," lists 10 tips for how to best mediate conflict as a couple. (read the story...)

7 Tips from an Occupational Therapist on Teaching Kids Basic Self-Care Skills
An occupational therapist shares some tricks of the trade for helping kids master age-appropriate self-care tasks like dressing themselves, using zippers and buttons, tying their own shoes, and using a knife and fork. (read the story...)

Psychological Center Opens on Queens College Campus
The Queens College Psychological Center recently opened, offering low- to no-cost services to local children, adolescents, and adults. (read the story...)

Nassau County Mom Laura Lynn Iacono, Founder of One Potato, Two Tomato
Laura Lynn Iacono, a mother of two from Nassau County, Long Island, discusses nutrition and health for kids and families, which is the focus of her education center "One Potato, Two Tomato" in Albertson, NY. (read the story...)

Beyond Ritalin: An Alternative Therapy for Kids with ADHD
While it’s estimated that 6 million children will take Ritalin or other stimulant medications, that doesn’t mean that it’s right for your child. Read on for an alternative therapy to ADHD, cognitive skills training, to see if it's a better fit for your little one. (read the story...)




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