Four Tips to Cope with Motherhood Stress

Written by Noha Khalifa Mona has been awake for several hours. She’s made breakfast, cleaned up, gotten herself, her partner, and her kids ready for their day. It’s not even 8:00 AM and she is already exhausted. She mentally goes through her daily checklist: Lunch –  packed. Schoolwork – done. Drop off – up next. […]

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Words and Teen Self-Esteem

Remember hearing or maybe even reciting the phrase, sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.  The meaning behind this phrase was supposed to help the young people of the world stand tall and confident against mean words. Perhaps words were said to them by friends, teachers, and maybe even […]

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Parenting Tips for Bullied Teens

Parenting Tips for Bullied Teens

Written by Jordan Meehan, LCSW Bullying has changed dramatically with the prevalence of technology and social media in teens’ lives. Have you ever sensed that something was just “off” one day with your teen? Take Eric and his mother for example. One day, Eric came home from band practice and sat down to start his […]

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Noha Khalifa, LCPC, NCC

Spotlight Series: Meet Noha Khalifa

What made you decide to become a mental health provider? Growing up as a middle child influenced my path to becoming a mental health provider because it shaped my understanding and appreciation of being heard. I have a natural ability to empathize, listen, and genuinely care about other people.  During high school, I took my […]

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