Category Archives: Squirrel Hill Psychological Services

Six Ways to Support a Partner Who Has Lost a Job

At the Career Development Center (CDC) of Jewish Family & Children’s Service, clients from all walks of life are experiencing career transitions and unemployment because of many different circumstances; Perhaps they were laid off or downsized, maybe they are older … Continue reading

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How to cope when your child leaves for college

It’s almost that time in August, when many young adults will start heading off to college for the first time. While the experience is filled with excitement, Gila Lux, a licensed clinical therapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services (SHPS), says … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp and therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering summer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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Quest Camp combines summer camp with therapy for children with social and emotional challenges

Parents of children with Autism-related challenges or other diagnoses such as Attention Deficit Disorder or anxiety may hesitate when considering summer camps. They may even forgo the idea altogether because many camps do not address their child’s unique needs. For children … Continue reading

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Upcoming JF&CS and community events this April

The ongoing work of Jewish Family & Children’s Service and our partner agencies provide many possibilities and opportunities. As we strive to provide our community with comprehensive services, support and help every day, JF&CS and our community partners are offering … Continue reading

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Creating a community for grandparents of interfaith grandchildren

The Grandparents Circle is a free five-session course that supports and educates participants in their efforts to nurture the Jewish identities of their interfaith grandchildren while respecting the choices of their intermarried adult children. Participants learn techniques for listening to … Continue reading

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Your winter blues may be fading with the first signs of spring

After weeks of winter storms, snow days and cranking up the heat to compensate for single digit temperatures, winter fatigue has most certainly set in. Wendy Levin-Shaw, LCSW, a therapist with Squirrel Hill Psychological Services, says winter fatigue–or the “winter … Continue reading

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