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This blog is written by the clinicians at Jonah Green and Associates, a mental health practice based in Kensington, MD that provides quality services for children, teens, families, and adults. It is intended as a resource for families who are seeking to expand their knowledge about mental health and mental health services, and also as a resource for families who are seeking quality mental health services, especially in the mid-Atlantic region.

Three Small Steps for Dealing with Anxiety and Depression

Calling upon and accessing cognitive resources when managing feelings of anxiety and depression is hard, to say the least. We often intellectually understand strategies for dealing with these feelings, but utilizing those tools when in a state of emotional strain can feel impossible.  When helping clients manage feelings of anxiety and/or depression, I often try

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How to Stress Less This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us, and for many, it is a joyous time filled with many wonderful things. You enjoy special time making memories with friends and family. You might spend time baking, cooking, and eating delicious and indulgent holiday favorites.  You and your family might also spend time searching for and buying the perfect

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“How do I tell my child that he/she is going to a therapist?”

This is a very common and appropriate question that parents ask me when scheduling the first session for their child. They might state concerns such as “I don’t want him/her to feel like something is wrong with him/her.” While this is understandable, therapy is usually a lot more anxiety-producing for parents than it is for

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Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

This has been an incredibly mild winter here in the DC metro area.  I felt the effect myself over this past unusually warm weekend.   Exercising outside at the park, abundant sunshine, and more time socializing with friends and neighbors seemed to have everyone in a better mood.  That being said, we still have more frigid

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