June 20, 2022

One of the most complicated aspects of a psychologist’s job is understanding the fine line between patient confidentiality and the ethical duty to warn. The idea of a therapist’s duty to warn was first brought to light…

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As described in a previous newsletter article, there are several types of psychological evaluations, and one type is the forensic psychological evaluation. “Forensic” just means that the evaluation is conducted as part of a legal or court case. One way to organize the types of forensic evaluations is to examine whether the case is being heard in family, civil, or criminal court, and this article will focus on the types of forensic evaluations conducted in the family court system.

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May 3, 2022

Supervised visitation with a noncustodial parent typically occurs after a parent has gained sole custody of the child and is often used in high conflict divorce. A judge may order supervised visitation if there is concern for the child’s safety. This can be in cases

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Children can lack the ability to talk about their mental health the way adults do through counseling. For this reason, play therapy was introduced as a psychological treatment to help navigate children’s mental health. Play therapy focuses on treating children through play with the goal to teach children to process their emotions and better articulate

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It is not uncommon for young children to express feelings of nervousness and worry in their everyday lives. However, some children face persistent and excessive feelings of worry and fear, making their day-to-day tasks difficult to get through. Parents may not be familiar with the signs of childhood anxiety or how to approach getting the appropriate help for their children suffering with an anxiety disorder. Understanding childhood anxiety and treatment options can best help teach your children how to regulate their anxiety and lead a healthier and happier life.

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April 12, 2022

Emotions can run high in divorce, and this can be exacerbated when children are involved. Based on information provided by Triangle Divorce Lawyers, the subject has been broken down into the following categories: the divorce process, the divorce strategies, helping children, and taking care of oneself.

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