1. Is a Psychotherapist the Mental Health Professional for You?

    It can be difficult to choose the mental health professional that fits your needs. The media often portrays psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers interchangeably, even though there are significant differences in the training these professionals receive, and the services they offer. April’s weekly blogs will focus on helping you to understand the differences between th…Read More

  2. Our Anti Bullying Programs Could Be The Perfect Option For Your Child

    It seams like every year, more and more school age children are being bullied. The effects of bullying can be traumatic for children, and their parents and go far beyond the physical. Beyond Words Psychological Services is happy to help our clients with our anti bullying programs. The programs are specially designed to help children cope, and avoid bullying while attending school and in their ever…Read More

  3. Re-Establish A Cohesive Family Unit With Family Counseling Options

    Families often have a language of their own, a way of talking, of understanding, a series of interests and likes and that unique to them. No family has the exact same language as any other. Yet, there are times when a family forgets how to communicate and their language gets lost. These times can happen in any family, and are often very stressful. Beyond Words Psychological Services can help your …Read More

  4. Is a Psychologist the Mental Health Professional for You?

    It can be difficult to choose the mental health professional that fits your needs. The media often portrays psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers interchangeably, even though there are significant differences in the training these professionals receive, and the services they offer. April’s weekly blogs will focus on helping you to understand the differences between th…Read More

  5. Is a Psychiatrist the Mental Health Professional for You?

    It can be difficult to choose the mental health professional that fits your needs. The media often portrays psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists and social workers interchangeably, even though there are significant differences in the training these professionals receive, and the services they offer. April’s weekly blogs will focus on helping you to understand the differences between th…Read More

  6. Adoption Counseling With Heart

    Adoption can be an exciting, amazing, and heartwarming time. But it also has it's stresses and fears-- for the adoptive parent(s), and the child. Adoption counseling from Beyond Words Psychological Services can help with many of the psychological facets of the adoption process. From pre-adoptive parent and family psychological evaluations to counseling tailored to help with the adjustment process-…Read More

  7. End Power Struggles by Giving Your Kid FLAC

    Those two dreaded words every parent hates to hear: power struggle. They are inevitable and exhausting and beyond frustrating. But there is hope! By understanding the dynamics of a power struggle with your child, you will have the upper hand in moving past them. One effective method for managing power struggles with most children is the FLAC method developed by Michael Popkin, PhD & Elizabeth …Read More

  8. The “Rad Ric” Contest for kids is officially underway!!!!

    Rad Ric is an acronym to help you and your transracially adopted kids remember the most effective ways to respond to racism: R - Redirecting and channeling your anger into something positive and productive A - Avoiding confrontations that involve hurtful words or actions D - Defusing situations by staying calm and using gentle words R - Reporting the problem to a trusted adult if it continues or…Read More

  9. Break Through The Communication Wall With The Help Of A Child Therapist

    There are times when no matter how hard we try as parents, we hit a “brick wall” in getting through to them. Times like these are tough on both parent, and child. Beyond Words Psychological Services can help. Let a child therapist work through these times with your child, using different counseling techniques and approaches. From family therapy to Group therapy for adolescents-- sometimes the …Read More

  10. Why Giving Your Child Choices Helps with Discipline

    It may sound contradictory: In order to get your child to follow through on your specific directions, you offer options for them to choose from. In some ways, yes, it gives your child more control over the situation. However, who decided that giving your child some control is a bad thing? While it’s true that you are in charge as the parent, being in charge does not mean controlling everything a…Read More