Dr. Elaine Ducharme
As hard as this is for all of you, it is critical for kids to break away from their parents, to separate and individuate and become an independent healthy adult. So, how can parents survive these tumultuous times?
I know I am not alone when I tell you that sometimes I find myself standing in the basement trying to recall what I came done there to get. Other times I have gone to get something in a room, done several other things and forgotten to retrieve whatever it was I had planned on getting. Most people over 40 will tell you of similar experiences.
Falling in love is exciting. Staying in love can be more of a challenge.
February is National Heart Month and a time when Americans should remember that there are simple steps they can take to reduce their risk of heart disease.
Bullying is repeated aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength. About one third of all U.S. school children have experienced bullying. Many more individuals are by-standers who are afraid […]
I recently read an article in a professional journal, the November/December edition of Psychotherapy Networker entitled: Trigger Warnings: Compassion or Coddling. The basic premise is that some material in college courses appears to be triggering […]
New Year’s Resolution… Treating Yourself with Kindness!
Many people use the term bipolar to lightly describe friends or colleagues that seem to have a lot of mood swings or appear rather unpredictable. However, bipolar disorder is a very serious mental illness that affects 5.7 million American adults each year.
As we move towards 2017 I wanted to share a tradition that I learned about from my incredibly dear friend.
The holiday season is filled with people making all kinds of plans. We organize, shop, make reservations and often hope everything will go off as planned. And then life happens. If we are not able […]