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What does it feel like to have depression? Learn how to help your child and yourself during down times.

Most of us are familiar with depression. You probably know someone who suffers from the condition. Unfortunately, none of us can escape feeling sadness from time to time. Depression is more than just sadness. Typically, the sadness lifts after a day or two. Depression lingers on. This is what depression looks like in adults– Sleep …

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Got a teen or child struggling with interacting with others? Few friends? Not fitting in?

Check out the video below on what social skills are and why they’re important. If you have a child who is struggling in relationships, says the wrong things at the wrong times, has difficulty making or keeping friends, has ADHD or is on the spectrum, give us a call to get your child in this …

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Ten signs that your child or teen might have anxiety. Don’t worry, we have therapists who can help.

    Anxiety can show up differently in children than adults. That’s why it’s often mistaken for other things like defiance, laziness, overreaction or lying. Children and teens sometimes lack the language to describe what’s really going on and sometimes they’re just as puzzled by their behaviors. Anxiety is awful and the earlier it is …

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Why some schools are resistant to school-based mental health services. Parents, here’s how we can work together to change this.

The Center for Child Development is the largest provider of school-based mental health in the state of Delaware. We love what we do and are deeply appreciative of schools who have invited us in to help their students. Currently, we serve over 80 schools in Delaware. This includes public, private, and charter. What we’ve discovered …

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Therapy can be life-changing. What to expect when you finally decide to do it.

  Making that first phone call to a therapist is often wrought with anxiety and uncertainty. Let’s walk through how that process flows. Perhaps you’re dealing with anxiety, depression or relationship problems.  You’ve had enough and know that you need to talk to someone other than your best friend or family member.  You might be …

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Recognizing, Accepting and Surviving Mental Health Challenges

“I’m Fine” Most of us have used the standard reply, “I’m fine” at a point in time when we were not mentally (or physically) well. We supply these safe responses, to discourage any potentially uncomfortable discussions about how we are functioning. As a person who has experienced anxiety and depression, I know that I have …

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