Making decisions – are you born with it or a learned skill?

 This Wall Street Journal article offers a new perspective on the emotionally-charged topic of whether or not parents should allow their kids to quit extracurricular activities. Based on interviews with parents and child mental health experts, the author advocates for...

Helping School-Aged children

In this video, Start My Wellness therapists Cate Desjardins and Anton Babushkin answer common questions parents have about their school-aged child being in therapy. Cate describes how she helps children ages five and older, focusing on how she includes parents in...

Relationships – get better at them!

Relationships are challenging. In this article from the New York Times, one person looks back on how his relationship to himself and to others changed over the course of his work in therapy. He began treatment when he was 19 years old and continued to see that...

9 Satisfying Stress Reduction Strategies

I was just browsing the news feed on Google when I came across this article on stress reduction.  Since most illness is related to stress in one form or another, it is always a good idea to maximize stress reduction techniques in your personal life....