Jill Silverman, LCSW

Getting the Most out of Beginning Couples Counseling

One of my specialties is meeting with couples to help them communicate and resolve issues.  Whether it is relationship counseling or marriage counseling, couples often find themselves at a point where they decide to speak to a third party to help … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Finding the Right Therapist

The process of finding a therapist to help you deal with a specific problem or issue can go much smoother when you find someone with whom you can trust and develop a connection.  You want to feel that they understand your situation and your needs.  … [Read more...]

EMDR

EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) is a method of therapy which has been developed to help clients with emotional distress arising from past disturbing and unresolved life experiences. EMDR is a physiologically based therapy that … [Read more...]

Depression

Anxiety and Depression Have you not felt yourself lately? Everyone has “down” days, but persistent sadness, hopelessness and anxiety can negatively interfere with all areas of life. Clinical symptoms of depression may include persistent feelings … [Read more...]

Anxiety and Stress Management

Stressed by Obligations and Responsibilities? Do you find yourself often anxious and stressed? Life circumstances that often cause stress include managing finances, balancing family and work life, conflict in relationships, death of a loved one, … [Read more...]

How to Manage Stress

Do you find yourself more stressed out than you think you ought to be? Are you feeling increasingly higher amounts of pressure, and do you think it’s getting harder to manage it all? Does even reading this cause some tension? Everyone faces stress … [Read more...]

Can Children Get Depression?

Yes. Children often have typical "down" days, but when sadness and hopelessness are interfering with activities, school, relationships, and family life, it is often a sign of depression. Signs of Depression in Children One of the most significant … [Read more...]

How to Strengthen a Good Relationship

Sometimes it is difficult to tell someone what you are really thinking. You may worry about a negative reaction or starting an argument.  You may even decide that there is no good time to bring it up at all. Getting Your Partner To Listen Most of … [Read more...]