Understanding the Process of Autism Screening, Evaluation, and Connection to Supports

Navigating the system is hard work, especially for parents of children on the autism spectrum! I wanted to provide a brief overview of the basic process—from early screening and intervention and evaluation to therapeutic supports.

Understanding the Complex Mental Health Needs of Children with Autism

As a clinician who specializes in the assessment and treatment of mental health disorders in children, the most complex clinical presentations have involved a combination of mood, behavioral, and neurodevelopmental symptoms in addition to autism.

Short and Long-Term Costs of Binge-Drinking Related to Heavy Alcohol Use

Binge-drinking is defined as 5 or more drinks for males and 4 or more drinks in females, in about a 2- hour period. Heavy alcohol use can cause serious long-lasting damage. The good news is that these consequences can be preventable.

Social Drinking: Moderation Vs. Being At-Risk for an Alcohol Use Disorder

According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA), a standard drink (or alcoholic drink-equivalent) in the US contains 0.6 fl ounces of pure alcohol. Here is what this would look like:

CARE Counseling Listed In Lavender Magazines Pride Pages Directory

CARE Counseling was featured in Lavender PRIDE pages of 2021. We welcome everyone here and pride ourselves on being LGBTQIA+ friendly.

One Year Anniversary of COVID-19: Reflections of a Therapist

“We are powerful because we have survived, and that it what it is all about- survival and growth.” –Audre Lorde.

Coping Over The Last Year… How Did We Do It?

Online therapy has been an amazing platform. It has been a privilege walk alongside individuals and families during this time in our history.