Over the past year, our kids have been exposed to a variety of realities including a global pandemic, racial unrest, public protests, police brutality, social restrictions, and Wednesday’s riots in D.C. — all of which can be confusing and, in some cases, scary to them. Like most parents, Katie Bartholomew struggled how to properly address
Carrie Krawiec, LMFT Family Therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured on The Good Trade to discuss the healing power of storytelling when dealing with the stresses that we carry. When dealing with all of the negative events that happened in 2020, telling stories can help build mental resilience to difficulties in life. Carrie
Jessica Garrett, director of the Center for Psychological Assessment at Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured on Fatherly.com to offer tips on how parents can help kids develop social skills, even while on lockdown at home. She notes that doing things like scheduling small, controlled “hangouts”, reading a lot (and having them think critically about
Ronnie Hormel, a therapist with Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently stopped by Channel 4 to give some good advice on how to make it through the holidays this year in lockdown. Many people were looking forward to the relief of the holidays, but it definitely won’t be the experience that they’re used to. Ronnie explains how
Ronnie Hormel, a therapist with Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently stopped by Channel 4 to discuss the signs, symptoms, and helpful tips when dealing with Seasonal Affective Disorder, which usually worsens around this time due to Daylight Savings Time and the winter. Click here to watch the video on Channel 4!
Lori Edelson, therapist and owner of the Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured in a panel to discuss mental health during the COVID crisis. If you’d like to read more involving the COVID crisis and current events, please watch our Extraordinary Times video series.