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    Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

Recognizing Abuse in Relationships: Should I Seek Counseling for my Relationship?

By |February 3rd, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Romantic relationships can be very rewarding, but they can also be quite challenging at times. Sometimes when we’re in the midst of an argument, it’s hard to know what differentiates normal, healthy discord from abusive behavior. According to one survey, one in three teens has been [...]

New Year’s Goals

By |January 15th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
Happy New Year! It’s the NEW YEAR! Doesn’t that make you excited!? No? You mean at the stroke of midnight you didn’t instantly feel like a new and improved version of yourself? If you didn’t go to the gym, learn French, cut out gluten, finish [...]

San Diego Parenting Tips

By |December 29th, 2014|

Article Summary By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

This article was written as a brief summary of a video posted on youtube by Parenting Gently. For more information, please see the 4 Ways Parents Teach Kids that Consent Doesn’t Matter video clip on youtube.

Teaching children consent and boundaries is a very important [...]

Finding Who You Are

By |December 9th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

When I was younger, I didn’t really understand what people meant when they said, “I don’t know who I am yet.” It turns out I didn’t know who I was yet either, but at the time I thought I knew everything so I didn’t really care. [...]

Reflection on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

By |November 14th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

As Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh lays in critical condition in the hospital, I decided to take a little while to reflect on his life and what he has meant to me and so many others. He may have passed away already by the time this [...]

Premarital Therapy in San Diego

By |November 7th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

One of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make is who you choose to marry. Although plenty of people are not interested in marriage or do not get married for various reasons, 86% of women and 81% of men will be married before the age of 40 [...]

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    10 Quick and Easy Ways to Feel More Relaxed At Work Right Now

10 Quick and Easy Ways to Feel More Relaxed At Work Right Now

By |October 16th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
While you may already be aware of these strategies, how many do you actually utilize? Make it a point to try some of these techniques in the upcoming work week and see which ones work best for you. Merely knowing about stress-relieving strategies will not [...]

Time Management Tune-Up Techniques

By |September 25th, 2014|

By Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

Time management is something we all talk about, but does anybody really know what it means? If it feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day, one of two things is possible: You’re over-committed and need to cut something out, or your time management skills [...]

The Negative Impact of Cyberbullying

By |September 9th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

Next month marks the anniversary of something tragic that did not have to happen. On October 10th of 2012, 15-year-old Amanda Todd, from British Columbia, was driven to suicide by years of online abuse, extortion, and cyberbullying. Todd’s YouTube video, which she created about a month [...]

Childhood Obesity and Its Negative Implications

By |August 25th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD

 

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Besides having potentially devastating consequences for physical health, childhood obesity has well-documented negative implications on children’s mental health as well.

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012. [...]