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17 07, 2018

How is working with the LGBTQ community different from working with the general community in counseling?

2018-07-17T21:09:42+00:00

Although mental health conditions do not discriminate based on a person’s Sex, Race, National Origin, Gender Identity, Religion, or Sexual Orientation, unfortunately, people do. As such, LGBT client’s may face more negative outcomes, due to prejudices and other biases of the treating clinician conscious or unconsciously. Knowing what challenges a member of the LGBTQ community [...]

How is working with the LGBTQ community different from working with the general community in counseling? 2018-07-17T21:09:42+00:00
10 07, 2018

National Minority Mental Health Awareness 2018

2018-07-17T21:01:18+00:00

Summer is in full swing, and with Independence Day already celebrated we turn our gaze to the rest of July.  Ten years ago, National Minority Health Awareness Month was designated to shed light on the challenges faced by underrepresented groups in the United States. To support the efforts of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) [...]

National Minority Mental Health Awareness 2018 2018-07-17T21:01:18+00:00
8 05, 2018

Fight the Stigma Against: Depression 

2018-05-08T12:10:53+00:00

Fight the Stigma Against: Depression  Coping with Depression in a Busy World  Many people find it difficult to discriminate between intense feelings of sadness and life limiting depression.  What are the characteristics that separate our every-day sadness from a clinical diagnosis of Major Depression? The difference has everything to do with functioning.    Imagine you are an individual who [...]

Fight the Stigma Against: Depression  2018-05-08T12:10:53+00:00
8 05, 2018

ADHD or Behavior Management?

2018-05-08T08:22:37+00:00

How do I know if my child has ADHD or if he simply has behavior management problems?   Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a developmental disorder characterized by a persistent pattern of inattention and/or hyperactivity/impulsivity that is more frequent and severe than typically observed.   ADHD is a diagnosed by the age of seven in approximately 5% of school aged children. The disorder [...]

ADHD or Behavior Management? 2018-05-08T08:22:37+00:00
9 01, 2018

Jirzia Blackman,LCSW

2018-05-21T13:49:34+00:00

  Jirzia Blackman is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 14 years of experience. Jirzia obtained her Masters of Social Work at New York University Silver School of Social Work and Bachelor of Art in Sociology from Brooklyn College. Jirzia is dedicated to serving diverse populations using a holistic approach specifically tailored to her [...]

Jirzia Blackman,LCSW 2018-05-21T13:49:34+00:00
15 09, 2015

Personality Inventory (Extroversion/Introversion)

2016-10-30T13:25:01+00:00

The Personality Inventory measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism. [...]

Personality Inventory (Extroversion/Introversion) 2016-10-30T13:25:01+00:00
13 09, 2013

Immigration-Related Psychotherapy Services:

2014-09-30T11:37:40+00:00

• Political Asylum • Refugee Status • Cognitive Evaluations for N-648 applications • mental health Consequences of family separation • mental health effects of Spousal/Partner abuse • Provide expert witness testimony in Federal courts • Cultural Competency Assessment

Immigration-Related Psychotherapy Services: 2014-09-30T11:37:40+00:00
13 09, 2013

Family-Related Counseling Services

2014-09-30T11:39:29+00:00

• Parent facilitation • Cooperative parenting • Parent training • Marriage counseling • Mental health evaluations • Custody Evaluations • Social Studies • Family Counseling • Individual Therapy

Family-Related Counseling Services 2014-09-30T11:39:29+00:00
4 09, 2013

Parent Facilitation Services in San Antonio, Texas

2014-11-18T18:50:33+00:00

Sometimes the burden of conflict between the parents can deeply affect the children. Many problems within a marriage or relationship might raise and cause emotional and mental distress in the mind of the most vulnerable. Sometimes parents need counseling and guidance raising the children in a manner that will help them grow and use their [...]

Parent Facilitation Services in San Antonio, Texas 2014-11-18T18:50:33+00:00