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A Journey Toward Change: Beginning Therapy

A Journey Toward Change There are many roads that lead to therapy ...
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Family Therapy

By: Dr. Richard Taborga Psy.D. My dear mother once told me that ...
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Changing Together: Relationship and Marriage Counseling

According to relationship and marriage expert Dr. John Gottman, couples wait an ...
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Not all Therapists are Created Equal

Pick me, pick me!! So you've made the courageous decision to go ...
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Children and ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is characterized by a persistent pattern of ...
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Helping Children Manage Stress

Dr. Richard Taborga, Psy.D., LMHC, NCC I was recently invited to speak ...
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Managing Financial-Stress

Stress occurs when life events surpass our abilities to cope. It causes ...
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Positive Parenting

Catch them doing something right and praise them for it! It's a ...
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Stress Management

Sometimes stressors in our lives hit like a storm and being prepared ...
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The Benefits of Playing in the Sun

Ah, vitamin “sea” can always make me smile! Ok, ok, maybe it's ...

Positive Self Talk

The 2 Parts of Me There is an inner dialogue always happening ...

Trauma: The Scars you Don’t See Are the Hardest to Heal

Emotional and psychological trauma is the result of extraordinarily stressful events that ...

Using Behavior Modification Charts for Children

Behavior Modification Charts, also known as Behavior Charts, can be a very ...

The Power of Choice

Many go through life unaware of the choices that they make and ...

Love and Oxytocin

Cupid's arrows must be dipped in oxytocin. Also referred to as the ...

Teaching Your Children About Feelings

Children will often act out because they don't have the words to ...
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5 Minutes to Happiness

5 Minutes to Happiness   When things go wrong, give yourself five ...

Speaking to Your Children About Divorce

February 18, 2022 / Dr. Richard Taborga Psy.D., LMHC / No Comments ...

Don’t “Should” on Yourself

Having values, goals, principals, and expectations is normal. But when these healthy ...

Helping Children Cope with Tragedy

Tragedy teaches us that life isn’t perfect. It’s so imperfect, that bad things happen ...

Obstacles as Opportunities

“When one door closes another door opens; but we so often look ...

Co-Parenting

Children thrive in a loving and understanding environment, with consistency and predictability. ...

Bad is Stronger Than Good

Studies suggest that positive and negative emotions are not equal. In fact, ...

The Neuroscience of Journaling

Journaling is not just some hokey thing that therapists ask you to ...

Gratitude

Research supports that grateful people are more attentive, determined, energetic, enthusiastic, helpful, ...

Focus on the Journey, Not the Destination

Your mindset influences your response to life’s many challenges. People who have ...
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Temper Tantrums:
Why They Happen and How to Respond

Feeling guilty for losing your temper? You're not alone, many parents struggle ...

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