Tag Archives: relationships

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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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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Are you a grandparent looking to nurture the Jewish identities of your interfaith grandchildren

For many interfaith couples, navigating the challenges of an interfaith relationship extends outside their immediate family unit, especially when children are involved. At Squirrel Hill Psychological Services (SHPS), Wendy Levin-Shaw works with individuals, couples and families on issues and challenges … Continue reading

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Now What: My Sibling has a Disability‚Äč?

As part of ongoing efforts for individuals with disabilities and special needs and their families, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) and Jewish Residential Services (JRS) will hold the upcoming presentation, “Siblings Matter Too: What it is like to grow … Continue reading

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Now What: My Sibling has a Disability‚Äč?

As part of ongoing efforts for individuals with disabilities and special needs and their families, Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JF&CS) and Jewish Residential Services (JRS) will hold the upcoming presentation, “Siblings Matter Too: What it is like to grow … Continue reading

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