Re-Entering Work After The Pandemic

As more adults receive the COVID-19 vaccine, the possibility of returning to “business as usual” is starting to feel real. While some jobs may remain remote indefinitely, many of us face a challenging transition back … Read more

3 Strategies for Promoting Healthy Sleep

During the COVID pandemic, many people are struggling to maintain healthy sleeping habits for a variety of reasons. Our work and social lives increasingly rely on screens, our homes (and sometimes bedrooms) may now be … Read more

Online Teen Social Anxiety Group

Online Social Anxiety Therapy Group for Texas Teens Our popular teen social anxiety group has moved online! This group is a great fit for teens who experience anxiety in social and evaluative situations. Common social … Read more

Teletherapy – A Psychologists’ Reflection

Lessons Learned in Teletherapy: A Psychologists’ Reflection on Practicing During the COVID-19 Crisis by Erika J. Vivyan, PhD The past several weeks have been some of the most rewarding and frustrating in my career as … Read more

COVID-19 Shelter In Place Anxiety

Coping with Social Distancing

STAYING UP WHILE STAYING IN Social distancing and shelter-in-place orders are vital for the health of our communities right now AND they are difficult adjustments to make. We are all social beings at our core, … Read more

Managing Anxiety and OCD During COVID-19

Managing Anxiety and OCD During COVID-19 Written By: Amanda Hilberg, Psy.D., Ellie Jin, Ph.D., Samantha Myhre, Ph.D., Rebecca Suffness, Ph.D.. Lauren Weathers, Ph.D. Psychology Postdoctoral Fellows   Many individuals, with and without anxiety alike, are … Read more

Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment

written by: Dr. Erika Vivyan The assessment process for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is often confusing. While most children with ASD symptoms are identified at school and evaluated for Special Education Services or an Individualized … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions

Written by: Dr. Erika Vivyan New Year’s resolutions often fail.  Maybe you’re not meeting the goals that you set for yourself.  Maybe you’ve experienced major success this year!  To re-energize your 2020 resolutions, refine them … Read more

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

Written by: Dr. Erika Vivyan HOW PSYCHOLOGICAL DIAGNOSES HELP & HURT I had a conversation the other day about the pros and cons of a psychological diagnosis. In the psychology world, a diagnosis serves many … Read more

Coping with Unpleasant Emotions

Coping with Unpleasant Emotions written by Rebecca Suffness, PhD Imagine that your teen is mad that you won’t let her go to a party with friends. Imagine that your child is sad because you stepped … Read more

Youth Depression

Detecting Depression in Youths written by: Rebecca Suffnes, PhD We all know the classic image of someone with depression. You see it in commercials, television shows and movies. He or she feels sad all the … Read more