I can remember lying in a big opened field as a child, looking up at the swaying tree tops against the blue sky, smelling the sweet grass baking in the summer sun, hearing the songs of a cast of different birds and feeling the afternoon breeze gently caress my young face. My jittery little body […]
It’ been nearly a month since CT began Phase 1 of its reopening plan and Phase two began on June 17th. The reopenings coupled with the alluring arrival of summer have left many of us struggling with the same question posed by the 1980s British punk rock band, The Clash: Should I stay or Should […]
Racially charged events over the past weeks, most notably the video-taped murder of George Floyd, have triggered protests across the country. For the past 3 months our community has faced the devastating effects of COVID-19. The disproportionate Black American fatalities underline the deep racial disparities that continue to exist in our society. In this age […]
A Clinician’s Perspective We recently wrote a post entitled Adapting to our New Normal – Telehealth in the Age of Covid 19. In it we addressed the many benefits of telehealth. While we might all agree that telehealth allows us to stay connected to our clients and provide essential care. It is not without shortcomings. […]
While we know intellectually that this pandemic will pass, we also sense the world will never be the same and things will be different. We are all experiencing these losses simultaneously as a community. All you have to do is glance at any one of your social media feeds, and you’ll see the breadth of […]
There is no doubt about it, we are living in unprecedented times. The drastic, restrictive measures designed to curb the spread of COVID-19 have left many of us feeling like our lives resemble a scary Hollywood Sci-Fi film. The medical uncertainties surrounding this new virus coupled with disruptions to some of our most basic daily […]
Consider this interaction between a mom and five year old: Mom: Why did you kick your brother? Five year old: My friend Tommy was provoking me at school, and my frustration started to build into anger. I tried to repress it, but then when I got home, I transferred that anger to my brother by […]
We are excited to launch the Shoreline Psychotherapy and Behavioral Health (SPBH) blog, a community resource for clients, families, schools, and other care providers. We offer individual, couples, group, and family therapy in addition to our Connections Programs for Schools, Families, and Transitions in Care.