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How EMDR Therapy Can Help

Therapist Lori Gordon-Michaeli breaks down what EMDR therapy is and how it can help people process and resolve traumas. Developed by Francine Shapiro Ph.D., this...

The Trouble with Unrecognized Trauma

Unrecognized or unprocessed trauma from childhood can affect our daily functioning and behavior patterns as adults. Do you ever have thoughts, feelings or behavior patterns...

How to Support LGBTQ+ Teens

By Ronelle Grier Photography by Anthony Lanzilote   Parental support in particular is essential to teens within gender and sexual minorities.   Today’s teens are under pressure like never...

The Dangers of Vaping for Teens with ADHD

Young people with ADHD are at greater risk for e-cigarette nicotine addiction. By Elizabeth Katz When Jewish teen Leah was diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) last...

The Downfalls of Perfectionism

Jillian Lesson, a high school student at Frankel Jewish Academy, explores the idea of being perfectly imperfect. By Jillian Lesson Perfectionism. That word seems to have...

Julie Lythcott-Haims Shares Insights from ‘How to Raise an Adult’ at Temple Beth El

 Julie Lythcott-Haims encourages parents and professionals to take a second look at their parenting tactics. By Allison Jacobs There is no exact science to parenting, but...

Help Wanted

By Aerin Fink It started with the lice. After two months of camping, I had tiny bugs crawling all over my scalp. I knew all...

Alleviating Anxiety

Expert offers tools for handling fear, worry, panic and obsessive thinking. By Ronelle Grier, Contributing Writer Anxiety is invisible, yet it can ravage the lives of those...

Resilience Documentary

Childhood trauma spurs far-reaching mental and health consequences. Ronelle Grier Contributing Writer What is the greatest predictor of health issues such as obesity, smoking, heart disease,...

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Amy and Ellen Folbe Strive to Improve Jewish Education

Cousins Amy and Ellen Folbe, presidents of the Board of Trustees for two Jewish schools, are working towards encouraging Jewish day school for kids at every level.

The Holocaust Memorial Center 35th Anniversary Dinner

More than 1,500 guests attended the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus 35th Anniversary Dinner at the Suburban Collection Showplace.

Events Happening This Week

From the DIA to the West Bloomfield JCC, check out our latest roundup of events and entertainment happening this week. A Bronx Tale  Jan. 24 -...