Joyful Celebration of National Pet Month

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-Joyful Celebration of National Pet Month- Beloved pets provide unconditional love and happiness in our everyday lives.  In honor of National Pet Month, let us recognize the benefits and joys of our furry or feathered friends.  -Promoting Relaxation and Stress-Reduction- There are many psychological benefits to enjoying a pet.  Your cat or dog may intently listen to every word you … Read More

College Admissions: A Recap for Stressed Parents

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Parents College Stress

-College Admissions: A Recap for Stressed Parents –By Aisha Abbasi M.D. Back in September 2018, we posted an article offering advice for parents dealing with stress and anxiety associated with their children’s college-application process.  Now seems like an important time to re-share this message, considering some of the recent headlines regarding college-admission scandals and stories of parents playing a role in costly scams … Read More

Perspective for Parents with College-Bound Teens

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Parents Teens College

Perspective for Parents with College-Bound Teens By Aisha Abbasi M.D. The college application process is often a time marked by high anxiety for teenagers and their parents, rather than being a time of anticipation and pleasures about a new phase of life.  As your teenagers prepare to apply to college, here are five tips to create perspective: Fair Decision-Making: Contrary to most of … Read More