Children who witnessed the violent act of terrorism of 9/11, either in-person or on television, may have been left feeling confused, unsafe, and worried by their parent’s shocked reaction. Read More
Parents worry whether their children will grow up to be independent. Here's what they need to know: Read More
Need some ideas to help you grow your private practice this summer? Enjoy these 10 summertime marketing tips. Read More
Stop tantrums and meltdowns with these 5 creative tips. Read More
Use these 7 tips to help your child become clear on what behavior is acceptable online, so they don’t ever become a Weiner!
Are you an introvert, someone who gets queasy at the thought of speaking to groups? These 7 tips will help you build your practice without having to stand up and speak to a crowd. Read More
3 tips to help your children when their lives are in upheaval: Lessons learned from Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver to help your family in difficult times Read More
There is a tendency for heart-centered healers and helpers to give generously to our clients. We are nurturing compassionate souls who desire to help others, so of course we give our all. But could you be helping too much? Read More
You've just got to let go of some things.
I'm a huge raving fan of the miracle question. If you are familiar with solution-focused therapy, the you've likely used the miracle question.
Here's a common version of it: Read More
Love, amore, honey bunch, cutie pie...love is in the air! So, are you showing your money some loving? Hmmm. Read More
"It's the most wonderful time of the year"....unless your practice/business slows down and you're left wondering how to finance the holiday gifts. Hmmm, then it's not so wonderful at all! Read More
Dr. Laura JJ Dessauer, Ed.D., L.M.H.C., is the founder of the International Association of Therapists in Private Practice (IATPP.org) and the owner Creativity Queen LLC.
When and how should we open up to loved ones?