Our Fear of Health Care Reform and the Household Vacuum

The debate must rage on as we as a nation seek the best way to provide care to our sick and injured

10 Tips To Connect With Your Child

This content is provided in conjunction with This Emotional Life’s Early Moments Matter initiative.

Catherine Birndorf M.D.

Catherine Birndorf, M.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Obstetrics/Gynecology and founding director of the Payne Whitney Women's Program at The New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. Her area of psychiatric expertise is in reproductive mental health, helping women with emotional distress during times of hormonal change, from menses to menopause. She specializes in treating women before, during and after pregnancy, as well as at other times of transition in their lives. A Smith College graduate, Dr. Birndorf...

Janie Lacy

Janie Lacy is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and National Certified Counselor who specializes in relationship difficulties, sex addiction, and anger management. Her greatest passion is helping others heal from those deep hurts that have caused shame, fear, and doubts and to help patients change behaviors that have been damaging and destructive in their lives. She takes a relational approach, utilizing therapeutic treatments that address the physical, mental, social/emotional, and spiritual aspects of the individual. Janie received extensive training through at Palm Beach Atlantic...

Take Five

Transition to parenthood is hard; most couples experience a drop in marital satisfaction after the birth of their baby.

Jude Cassidy Ph.D.

Dr. Cassidy is Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland at College Park, and Director of the Maryland Child and Family Development Laboratory. She received her Ph.D. in 1986 from the University of Virginia, where her mentor was Mary Ainsworth, one of the developers of attachment theory and research. Her research focuses on attachment, social and emotional development in children and adolescents, social information-processing, peer relations, early intervention, and longitudinal prediction of adolescent risk behavior. Dr. Cassidy serves as coeditor of the journal Attachment and...

Parenting Begins Long Before Baby Arrives

In our wildest fantasies we rarely imagine feeling anything other than pure unadulterated joy upon meeting our babies for the first time.

Carin Goldstein

Carin Goldstein is a wife, a mother, and a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 10 years of experience in helping people to improve the quality of their lives. After a previous career in the entertainment world, Carin received her masters degree in Clinical Psychology and then continued her professional training at the renown Maple Center in Beverly Hills as well as working for various family clinics throughout Los Angeles.

The presents of presence: A look at attachment and bonding

Early parenting is a whirlwind. Falling in love with your newborn does not necessarily happen over night.

Like Oil and Water

A few weeks ago my blog post explored a snippet of my dissertation research.

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