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Anxiety attacks are awful. Do you know what happens when a person is having one?

Have you ever had an anxiety attack? What about your child? Anxiety can make a person seem irrational and out of control. Unfortunately, it can strike in childhood, leaving parents and the child at a loss for what to do. It can cause unnecessary strife and if left untreated, will only get worse. The Center …

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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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Anxiety sufferers need creative approaches.

  Anxiety is increasing in children and teens.  There are many forms of anxiety, and often, they start in childhood.  Often people with anxiety suffer from the overwhelming symptoms it causes. Here are some of the most common anxiety disorders: Generalized anxiety–This is the child or teen who worries about everything.  They might experience sleep …

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Parents, have you dealt with your stuff? You are the key to your child’s emotional well-being. Read more to learn how.

Before you get defensive, hear me out. We just completed an online series on trauma and toxic stress. If you didn’t have a chance to view the series, I strongly urge you to check it out. It’s posted on our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/CCDNewark/ One thing mental health professionals are becoming sure of based on research …

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Meet our new therapist who specializes in issues affecting women.

Announcing a new addition to the team at CCD–Ms. Marcella Martin, MSW. Ms. Martin has provided counseling services for several years. She works with women are finding themselves feeling stuck. It’s not uncommon to reach middle-age and begin to question choices, decisions, and desire to create change. If you find yourself feeling stuck, wanting to …

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Toxic stress is dangerous, and often we’re not aware we suffer from it. Check out the online trauma and stress series sponsored by CCD.

The long-term effects of toxic stress and trauma are often misunderstood. Many think that trauma refers to something catastrophic. It can, but there are other things that can be traumatizing that we sometimes take for granted. Understanding how you or your child might be enduring the aftereffects of trauma is essential for overall health and …

Toxic stress is dangerous, and often we’re not aware we suffer from it. Check out the online trauma and stress series sponsored by CCD. Read More »

What are the key ingredients to raising a happy and emotionally healthy child? We bet you’re already doing most of these.

The majority of parents want to do everything in their power to assure the health and happiness of their children. We find that parents are self-critical and question their every decision. There is a constant barrage of advice and opinions on what you should do to raise your children. The Center for Child Development has …

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