Individual, couple, family therapy with children, adolescents and adults. Areas of specialization include family conflicts between parents and teens, marriage counseling, co-parenting following divorce, step-parenting, peer relationships, emotional regulation, anxiety, depression, self-mutilation/cutting and self-esteem. Specific training in Parent Management Training-Oregon (PMT-O Specialist); a behavior management technique for parents to utilize with children to prevent and reduce behavior issues in school age children. Integrated problem-centered approach.
Making Kids Feel Safe When the World Feels ScaryOver 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 ... Read more
What 2020 Has Taught Us About Human Resilience – BMC on The Good TradeCarrie 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 ... Read more
Social Skills For Kids: 5 Things Parents Can Do to Build Them at Home – BMC on FatherlyJessica 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 ... Read more
Dealing with Holiday Stress – BMC on Channel 4Ronnie 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 ... Read more
Seasonal Affective Disorder – BMC on Channel 4Ronnie 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!