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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.

Self-care or numbing: When self care is not actually self-care

Here’s a neat original post written by one of our colleagues, Joanna Townsend, at Bethesda Counseling Services. Here’s a link to the original post: https://bethesdacounselingservices.com/self-care-or-numbing-when-self-care-is-not-actually-self-care/ Self-care is surely a buzzword these days. We hear about it on the news, in social media, amongst friends, in advertising, apps, and most likely, in therapy, too. It’s encouraged

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Learning From Mistakes

Sometimes we realize it immediately. Oops, I just knocked that glass off the table and now there’s water everywhere. Sometimes we realize it only after someone points it out to us. “That wasn’t a very nice thing to say.” However we realize it, making mistakes can be painful. We may feel guilty or embarrassed, and

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Please Secure Your Mask First: Self-Care for Mothers

As Mother’s Day is approaching, I reflect on all the joys and struggles of being a mom.  In my mind, one critical point continues to be underemphasized in the world of parenthood – self-care.  While self-care is essential for everyone, I’m going to focus on its importance for mothers.

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Mistakes Happen … and It’s OK, More Than OK

At this time of year I enjoy looking through the flood of catalogs and matching up items that catch my eye with people that I know. Rarely do I actually buy these things for them, but it’s still fun. There is one slogan t-shirt I keep returning to, but I’m not sure who would receive

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