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Mental Notes
Musings on creativity, psychology and living better
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
By Nadia Jenefsky, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Your kids will never remember that 587th youtube video they watched this summer, but they will forever remember that time you let them build a fort in the living room and had a picnic with them inside. And those pillows will find their way back onto the couch eventually.

Monday, August 18, 2014
By Cheryl Walpole, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

There have been many different ideas about the use of selfies in the media lately, some good, some negative. I believe any exploration of the self can be positive.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
By Mark Beauregard, MA, LCAT, RDT, BCT

Creative therapies can help you escape from, and work on, your daily life at the same time.

Monday, July 7, 2014
By Nadia Jenefsky, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Remember Pharrell’s song “Happy” from last month? Does it still make you happy to hear it, or does it make you want to go on a murderous rampage? I’ll be pleading the 5th on that one.

Thursday, June 26, 2014
By Drena Fagen, LCSW-R, LCAT, ATR-BC

DIY advice from a therapist on how to support your child's mental wellness.

Thursday, June 19, 2014
By Nadia Jenefsky, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

Read the results of our Haiku contest here.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Adding something creative to your life may be just the tune-up you need.

Friday, May 9, 2014
By Launi Valz, CASAC

Our Drama Therapy intern Isabel reflects on her learning curve as a therapist. Read on.

Thursday, May 1, 2014
By Nadia Jenefsky, MPS, LCAT, ATR-BC

It’s a thankless proposition to parent in one of the coolest places in the world. Read on!

Monday, March 24, 2014
By Mark Beauregard, MA, LCAT, RDT, BCT

Drama therapy doesn't just fix your family, it might actually improve it.