UPDATED May 2018: A guide to professional family services in Nassau and Suffolk counties, including tutors, teachers, lawyers, financial planners, and more.
SPOTS, Special Programs in Occupational Therapy Services, opened a location in Orangeburg in September, which serves children ages 1½-16 and their families.
Physical Therapy Options, a physical therapy clinic in Garden City, has expanded its practice for pediatric clients by adding a pediatric therapy room designed specifically for pediatric patients and expanding its programming.
Therapist Gayle Sturmer, LCSW-R, now has full-time availability at her Nyack office, which expanded from a part-time location in March.
To celebrate the launch of its Paws and Play program, pediatric patients were reunited with Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital’s first facility dog—Professor Bunsen Honeydew.
Laurie Hollman Ph. D. is a psychoanalyst who recently wrote the book Unlocking Parental Intelligence.
Ellen T. Richer, Educations & Family Counseling, is a private evening practice that focuses on families with children with special needs.
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.
Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation launched an equine therapy program called, Promise of a New Spirit.
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.
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 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 interventio...
Keep Moving Forward, an intensive physical therapy facility for children with special needs in Nassau County, recently opened in Garden City.
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 Fairf...
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.
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.
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 experie...
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.
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.
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 ...