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.
Parents Seeking ADHD Diagnosis for Children to Manage Remote Learning – BMC on WXYZCarrie Krawiec, LMFT and Dr. Jessica Garrett from the Birmingham Maple Clinic recently stopped by WXYZ to discuss why there has been an increase in the number of parents seeking an ADHD diagnoses after this period of remote learning due to the COVID pandemic. They note that the lack of structure and consistency has caused ... Read more
Therapist Addresses Illness Anxiety Related to COVID-19Click here to read the full article from the Oakland Press.
More Parents Think Their Kids Have ADHD Now That They Are Learning From Home – BMC on WDETJessica Garrett, director of clinical assessment at the Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured on WDET to discuss the new wave of parents testing their kids for ADHD, after “pandemic schooling” them for the last year or so. She notes that: “Parents are seeing their children school from home, and they’re seeing them in an ... Read more
Suicidal Thoughts in Pregnant Women – BMC on WXYZCarrie Krawiec, LMFT at the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently stopped by WXYZ to discuss suicidal thoughts in pregnant women, in the wake of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s impactful interview with Oprah Winfrey. She discusses tactics on how to find support and have open communication with partners to help deal with mental health challenges, as ... Read more
COVID’s Impact on Kids with Autism & How Parents Can Help – BMC on Bankrate.comDr. Jennifer Hanawalt, therapist at the Birmingham Maple Clinic, was recently featured on Bankrate.com to discuss the pandemic’s impact on children with autism, who may experience added confusion, anxiety, and fear with the new way of life. A recent survey of parents with autistic children found that COVID-19 has created challenges for over 93% of ... Read more