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June 15, 2022

Client Fulfills His Dreams with Help from JF&CS

Client Fulfills His Dreams with Help from JF&CS

Julie Zeff, JF&CS Life Coach, recently helped Jonathan* go after his dreams after years of hesitation and fear. Read More

June 09, 2022

Supporting Men In Therapy

Supporting Men In Therapy

We spoke to clinician Nachman Friedman about the stigma behind men in therapy, and how we as a society can break down those barriers and support men in their quest for better mental health. Read More

June 07, 2022

In Your Time: A New JF&CS Group for Young Women

In Your Time: A New JF&CS Group for Young Women

In Your Time aims to serve as a safe, non-judgmental space for women in their mid twenties to early thirties to voice their unique challenges and find strength, support, and perspective. Read More

May 18, 2022

Parenting: Curiosity > Understanding

Parenting: Curiosity > Understanding

JF&CS Parent Coach Cari Newman explains the concept of curiosity over understanding, and practicing radical empathy in parenting. Read More

May 10, 2022

Mental Health Awareness Month Resources

Mental Health Awareness Month Resources

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and here at JF&CS, we are always working to provide additional resources for our community. Read More

April 25, 2022

HAMSA Educates Parents on Teen Substance Abuse and Mental Health

HAMSA Educates Parents on Teen Substance Abuse and Mental Health

Joel Dworkin and Cari Newman encourage parents to normalize having healthy discussions with their kids about substance use and mental health. Read More

April 12, 2022

Getting The Most Out Of Therapy

Getting The Most Out Of Therapy

Therapy is an investment in time, money, and effort. So, once you find a therapist you trust, you will want to get the most out of the experience. Here are some suggestions on how to approach therapy to maximize your investment. Read More

March 30, 2022

Solutions for Parenting Tricky Toddlers: Stepping Stones at JF&CS

Solutions for Parenting Tricky Toddlers: Stepping Stones at JF&CS

When parents of toddlers are feeling overwhelmed, where can they go? The Stepping Stones program at JF&CS is providing a solution. Read More

March 23, 2022

“It’s a Gift to be Here”: Tzipporah Gerson-Miller's JF&CS Journey

“It’s a Gift to be Here”: Tzipporah Gerson-Miller's JF&CS Journey

“JF&CS is a place where leadership is supportive of and prioritizes the mental health of its staff,” says JF&CS clinician Tzipporah Gerson-Miller. “It’s a gift to be here.” Read More

February 21, 2022

The Youth Mental Health Crisis and How Parents Can Help

The Youth Mental Health Crisis and How Parents Can Help

Sherri Cauthen, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor at JF&CS, provides five preventative measures that parents can use to help build resiliency and coping skills in their children. With these tips, parents can… Read More

February 15, 2022

7 Ways To Deal With The Stresses Of Moving

7 Ways To Deal With The Stresses Of Moving

Yael Stein, LCSW, discusses ways to manage stress of this and other major life events. Read More

February 01, 2022

Tackling Chronic Inflexibility in Children

Tackling Chronic Inflexibility in Children

All well-adjusted children push boundaries and fuss. Sometimes kids do things you don’t want them to do, and sometimes they won’t do what you need them to do. Maybe they want something they can’t have or refuse today to do the thing they did so… Read More

January 24, 2022

JF&CS Empowers Trauma Survivors with EMDR Therapy

JF&CS Empowers Trauma Survivors with EMDR Therapy

From helping children with family-based abuse to veterans coping with PTSD, EMDR has proven to be effective in treating many types of traumas. The therapy works with the connection between the mind’s natural ability to process information and the… Read More

January 19, 2022

Frances Bunzl Clinical Services Rises to the Challenge

Frances Bunzl Clinical Services Rises to the Challenge

Frances Bunzl Clinical Services has been working hard to hire new caring, specialized therapists – many for the new Horwitz-Zusman Child & Family Center who will help children and teens facing mental health issues. Read More

January 04, 2022

Parenting When Things Still Don't Feel Normal

Parenting When Things Still Don't Feel Normal

Cari Newman, parenting coach gives advice on parenting strategies around the latest covid surge. Read More

January 04, 2022

Free Webinar: Keeping The Closeness

Free Webinar: Keeping The Closeness

Join us for a FREE webinar on Friday, January 21 at 12 pm for our next Mental Health Series Event, Mothers & Daughters: Keeping The Closeness Read More

December 20, 2021

What Netflix’s ‘Maid’ Can Teach Us About Domestic Abuse

What Netflix’s ‘Maid’ Can Teach Us About Domestic Abuse

We break down three of the most common misconceptions about domestic abuse, and how the popular Netflix series Maid helps shed light on them. Read More

December 15, 2021

Support When Dealing with Divorce

Support When Dealing with Divorce

Going through a separation or divorce can be very difficult, no matter the reason for it. It can feel like your world is being turned upside down. It can distract from work, family, and friends. People’s emotions can range from guilt, to relief, to… Read More

November 16, 2021

The Benefits of JF&CS’ Estrangement Group 

The Benefits of JF&CS’ Estrangement Group

For most, family is a source of stability and love, and a relationship that can always be depended on. However, for some, family relationships can be complex and even difficult. And for a rare few, family relationships can become so strained that… Read More

November 08, 2021

Play Therapy Isn’t Just for Fun

Play Therapy Isn’t Just for Fun

Play is the natural language for children. It’s how children learn to communicate, gain social skills, express decision making and explore how to adapt to an environment. So, it makes sense that play could be incorporated into child therapy. Read More