When you go through hard times, it can really put things into perspective. At CPA, we’re going through one of those times right now. We recently lost one of our clients unexpectedly, which has caused much grief and conversation among our practitioners. One of those conversations has been about the [...]
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Have you ever felt parenting shame? Picture this. You’re sitting in the middle of the living room. On a floor with toys strewn about and yesterday’s Gold Fish Crackers crushed into the carpet. Your oldest is crying because your middle child won’t stop licking him. The baby just finished eating after crying since 2 am. [...]
All of us experience stress. From seniors to adults and teens to children, we’ve all felt that whirlwind of emotions. Stress is technically the reaction to a situation where a person feels threatened or anxious. It can be a positive kind of stress, like the kind of planning any big event. Or it can be [...]
How to rekindle your marriage after having a baby. Your baby is finally here! You’ve moved from a family of two to a family of three in a whirlwind. It’s been wonderful and you’ve been full of excitement diving into this next chapter. However, it has also been exhausting and full of worry. These aren’t [...]
We have exciting news! Cristina Panaccione and Associates, Counseling, has been rapidly growing over the past few months. So much in fact that we are diving headfirst into a new expansion plan. Our goal is to always provide the very best care and counsel to our clients as possible. With that said, we are so [...]
For the last two weeks, we’ve been discussing the postpartum disorders that arise once your baby is born. As much as we’d like to say that these issues don’t happen, these cases are becoming more and more prominent. Fortunately, women are becoming braver and braver in sharing their stories and reaching out for help. Two [...]
Motherhood is an indescribable experience. You aren’t able to understand it until you become a mother. And while it has its incredible ups, motherhood also has its downs. New mothers especially are in for a whirlwind, as there are many mental illnesses that thrive once a baby is born. Last week we opened up a [...]
A few weeks ago, we posted a blog on CBT, a type of treatment that promotes the changing of a persons’ thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. It is a method that has continually shown to help those looking to reduce their anxiety. Today, we want to take a look into a branch of CBT known as [...]
Maybe you have always known you wanted to be a parent. Perhaps the maternal/paternal feelings didn’t come until later in your life. There are those who have actively sought out parenthood. Or maybe the transition came without warning. However the journey unfolds, parenthood is an exciting time. Many claim that the day of their child’s [...]
Hello! …and pleasure to meet you! My name is Kristen Biancaniello, MSEd, NCC, CMHP. I want to congratulate you for your openness towards relationship counseling. And for taking this first step in making a change in your life. I received my Masters from Duquense University in 2010 in relationship counseling, with a focus on marriage [...]