Category Archives: Therapy

Would Your Teen Benefit from Family Therapy?

By Brittany Fella, MALicensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT 92791) We love working with teens  – in both individual and family online therapy.  But how do you decide if individual or family therapy would be most helpful for your teen?  Consider these factors: When Individual Therapy is Best  If your teen’s primary concerns are academic challenges, self-esteem, or friendship

How Does Online Therapy Work?

What is online therapy?   It’s the use of electronic transmission to provide interactive real-time mental health services remotely. We’re using video and audio to closely simulate in-person dynamics.   We use telehealth’s Secure Video, software with encryption via a HIPAA-compliant platform (Zoom) to maximize your confidentiality.  It offers video options for both individuals and groups.   What kinds

A Bit About Our Institute Training Program

A Bit About Our Institute Training Program Each academic year, the Institute for Girl’s Development selects 2 – 4 dedicated and experienced clinicians-in-training to participate in our highly selective Professional Training Program. Who Participates in the Institute’s Professional Training Program?   • Postdoctoral Fellows have completed their doctoral degrees as well as multiple years of training

13 Questions to Ask a Potential Therapist

When you are considering therapy for your child or teen, you may wonder how to begin your search for a therapist. Get a recommendation:  Word of mouth is often an excellent way to obtain a recommendation. Pediatricians, school counselors, pastors, rabbis, and friends may be a source of information about local therapists. Some parents prefer

Child And Adolescent Specialty Program (CASP)—Group Therapy Program: FAQs

IFGD Group Therapy Program: FAQs Child and Adolescent Specialty Practice (CASP) Tell me about group therapy at the Institute? Our groups help participants build skills in the areas of mindfulness, self-care and emotional regulation, friendship skills, and more.  Facilitators combine age-appropriate discussion, reflection, and activities – like games, role play, and crafts – to help

Is cutting a warning sign of suicide?

Is Cutting a Warning Sign of Suicide? with Dr. Melissa Johnson:  For more information on elementary education visit  

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