Children & Adolescents

To My Husband On Father’s Day: I Get You

Fatherhood in America is changing. According to the Pew Research Center, 57% of fathers are saying that parenting is extremely important to their identity. Also, on average, dads are taking a more central role in childcare than in the past. In 2016, fathers reported spending, on average, eight hours a week on childcare – about triple the time they provided back in 1965.

While on average fathers are spending more time with their children, many consistently feel that they are not doing...

Children & Adolescents

Many Of Us Are Victims Of Trauma & We Don’t Even Know It

A Collaboration By Michelle Maidenberg, , MPH, LCSW-R, CGP & Dana Carretta-Stein, MS, LPC, LMHC owner & founder of Peaceful Living Mental Health Counseling in Scarsdale, NY. Both of us are committed and advanced trained EMDR therapist and are active in the EMDR community. 

When we hear about trauma, we usually think about all the disasters we unfortunately keep hearing about. Mass shootings, school shootings, terror attacks, among other traumatic events buzz across our airwaves way too often these days. These are just some...


A Plea To Keep My Husband Alive

As told to Dr. Michelle Maidenberg by Elissa Hart Peer: 

My husband Zvi (known as Vic) is on dialysis and needs a kidney donor to survive. I am not a doctor, so part of our journey has included learning about kidney disease and educating ourselves...