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Sharing Our Knowledge With You

As researchers, educators and therapists, we work with our clients and PARTNER TO SEE CHANGE. Browse our behavioral health resources for psychoeducational content grounded in the latest research and developed for you by our expert clinicians. Here, you will find our popular Tips of the Month and Clinical Science Insights publication series, you can hear podcasts and watch webinars on a variety of themes, read topical articles from our therapists and learn about our latest publications.

Sharing Influence

Tip of the month - Couple

In the drama of intimate partnership, asserting a strong “no” can be a show-stopper. Negativity, firmly expressed, seems to have some intrinsic power to squelch what’s in its path, whether it’s a suggestion to purchase a certain piece of furniture, plan a weekend getaway, or try the new restaurant that opened nearby.

How to Navigate the Stressors of Education & Provide a Sense of Normalcy for Children During the Current Covid Surge


For many parents, caregivers, teachers and therapists, the start of 2022 feels far too familiar with the most recent Covid surge. Unexpected school closings and ever-changing guidelines on how best to keep loved ones safe continue to add undue strain to our already highly stressed lives.

Hurtful Words

Tip of the month - Family

Parents often forget about the power of emotional honesty when dealing with their children’s unkind words.  Consider 10-year-old Jason at the dinner table, fussing and complaining about what's being served. "I hate your dinners," he blurts out to his father, who prepared tonight's meal. "You're a terrible cook!" His feelings hurt, Dad sends Jason to his room — the consequence…

Making These Resolutions Can Improve a Relationship


Dr. Anthony Chambers shares suggestions for enhancing intimacy and romance with your partner in the new year.

Why Millennials Are So Into Collecting Things


Jocelyn McDonnell spoke to the Huffington Post about why collecting is so soothing for millennials.

What Makes Leaving Abusive Relationship Difficult with Bahareh Sahebi


In an interview with Empowering Conversationz, Dr. Bahareh Sahebi shares her personal story of leaving home at the age of 15 because she couldn’t tolerate her abusive father anymore.

Rethinking Yelling

Tip of the month - Family

It’s hard to find a parent who has never yelled. Yelling seems a kind of natural impulse, perhaps originally an evolutionary survival instinct when we’re faced with a serious threat or danger. Consider the moment when a loud shout is necessary to stop a toddler racing toward a busy street or about to overturn a pot of hot soup simmering on the stovetop. Moments like these tend…

Thinking of coming out to your family during the holidays? Why experts suggest 'have an ally on standby'


Making the decision to come out as LGBTQ to family or friends is one of the biggest and most vulnerable steps a queer person can take. Dr. Samuel Allen shares helpful tips to help navigate the process.