Family therapist in Ramsey

Ramsey NJ Grief Therapist

Coping with grief in Ramsey Life can be difficult at times, but it is necessary that we know how to move on and move forward. Usually, it takes time in order to heal, but sometimes it takes a little more guidance and support to get through something that has affected you in life. Losing someone dear to you can certainly cause a lot of grief and it will change your life. If you are in need of help when it comes to coping with grief, our Ramsey NJ grief therapist here at Mars & Venus can provide you with the care, advice, and the support that you need to get

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New Mothers and Counseling in Franklin Lakes and Bergen County, NJ

Morrisa Drobnick, LCSW, staff writer and advice columnist of “KIDS Magazine” answers a question about being a new parent. Q – I am new to the area and don’t know anyone. I have a six month-old little girl and I feel like I am going crazy. Any suggestions? L.R. in Oakland A – Get out of the house – even with your child! Find a parent group in your community. Many churches, temples, libraries, or meetup.com have “Mommy and Me” or similar programs where you can go to socialize. Many are geared towards new moms. New moms need to feel comfortable and motivated to take control of their new roles

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Explaining Death to Children – Bergen County

Morrisa Drobnick, LCSW, staff writer and advice columnist of “KIDS Magazine” answers questions about children and grief and bereavement. Preschool children cannot understand that death is permanent and non-reversible; therefore, they do not see death the way teens and adults do. When someone they know dies, young children do not always express grief through tears, so we can miss the signs that they are grieving. The way we handle the death of a loved one teaches our children a lot about life. Morrisa asks her readers how they have explained death to their children. Don’t say the deceased is “sleeping” – this makes the children afraid to go to sleep

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Ramsey Beating the Post-Vacation Blues

Beating the Post-Vacation Blues by Morrisa Drobnick, LCSW, staff writer and advice columnist of “KIDS Magazine” So long, Summertime. Good-bye swim clubs, beaches, lakes, and camps! Farewell to fun. Parents and kids alike have a tough time re-adjusting to the real-life demands of school and work. The problems of re-entry take on many forms, depending on the length of the vacation, the ages of the kids, and whether or not both parents work outside the home. Some people resist the change of pace. People have to deal with having their time tightly structured once more. When vacation ends, kids have to be more disciplined and that creates certain tensions in

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