Dr. Elaine Ducharme
Yeah! the holidays are upon us! Television is filled with commercials of happy families enjoying perfect meals. For some, however, the holidays signal a time of stress, increased anxiety and disappointment. Why does this happen […]
As a result of a skyrocketing divorce rate and many individuals delaying marriage well into their thirties, step parenting is becoming increasingly common. 50% of first marriages fail. The number is even higher in second […]
Dr Elaine Ducharme’s “Therapy Thursday” November visit with Allan Mike and Mary, in honor of Thanksgiving, was about The Health Benefits of Gratitude . For more with Dr. Ducharme, listen to her podcast of her […]
I often see individuals in my practice who are caring for aging parents. Many report they are exhausted and struggling with the role reversals. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be particularly overwhelming […]
Something big is happening. I can feel it in the air. And I can see it in the major change of clothing on my husband. He has started to wear a jacket outside. And, unbelievably, […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. While most people are aware of breast cancer, many forget to take the steps to have a plan […]
I find myself left with more questions than answers. Why are school shootings occurring more often in the United States? What is it about our culture that seems to, if not promote this kind of behavior, somehow doesn’t discourage it.
October is National Depression Awareness Month. Dr. Ducharme talks symptoms to look for and treatments available.
Last week I talked about preparing financially for retirement. That is, of course, what most people worry about. However there are a number of emotional factors that are important to consider. The American Psychological Association […]
Retirement. It sounds really exciting for most. Many dream of lazy days and wonderful vacations. But at the same time, it can be very scary. Many worry they won’t have enough money to live the […]