Category Archives: OCD

Preparing Schools to be a place of positive experiences for everyone

Our kids face so many daily challenges and for many school is no longer a place of learning, but a place they struggle to survive. Due to a lack of understand and resources they are left behind and find themselves … Continue reading

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Resources are scares and the wait may be long

So many times care givers are doing their best to see that the kids in their care get the services they need. However, they often discover that resources are limited and that they have to go on a ‘waiting list’ … Continue reading

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How early trauma changes the brain

NPR continues to explore how mental health issues are affecting our schools. The research shows that early trauma can have lifelong consequences. And we see it. Many of our clients are children and teens who are either in foster care … Continue reading

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Television coverage for our new site!

Thank you so much to Terri Russell with KOLO TV channel 8 for coming out today to visit our new site!! Great interview and remember, our new location is only 10 min north of Carson and 20 min south of … Continue reading

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Nevada Equine Therapy is looking for a new home!

    For the past 3 years Nevada Equine Assisted Therapy has been located at the UNR Equestrian Center. However, we recently were informed by UNR that they will not be renewing our lease when it ends on May 31, … Continue reading

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Technology Addiction

For my generation, the ‘electronic babysitter’ was television. There were many, many studies that focused on what watching too much television was doing to kids. But I am telling you, today’s technologies are creating a far more dangerous situation. The … Continue reading

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The importance of ‘self compassion’

We all talk about the importance of developing good ‘self esteem,’ a person’s overall emotional evaluation of his or her own worth. It is a judgment of oneself as well as an attitude toward the self. Yes, it is VERY … Continue reading

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How do I know if my child has ADHD?

It is tough to know when a child is simply doing what kids do and when there are bigger issues at play. We watch and see that our child is ‘high energy’ and has a hard time sitting still. Maybe … Continue reading

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For those with an Eating Disorder the battle may never really end

I think most people now know that when someone is an alcoholic or they have been addicted to drugs, they never stop being an alcoholic or drug addict. They may be ‘clean and sober’ but most will share that every … Continue reading

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When ‘Sibling Rivalry’ goes too far

It is unusual for siblings not to fuss and fight with each other occasionally. There is a natural tendency to be competitive and even jealous of attention received by a sibling.  But it is a fact that siblings often pull … Continue reading

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