How Parents Can Help Their Teens Deal With COVID-Caused Anxiety

How Parents Can Help Their Teens Deal With COVID-Caused Anxiety

Parents and teens can work together to prepare for the school year & covid- caused anxiety Tammer Malaty, therapist and owner of Houston’s Malaty Therapy, believes many parents just don’t understand what their teenage students have been going through while trying to learn during the COVID–19 pandemic.  Malaty believes parents look at grades, attendance and…

School Stress – 6 Hot Tips To Help You Deal With The Anxiety

School Stress – 6 Hot Tips To Help You Deal With The Anxiety

How to Deal with School Stress Many students want to know how to deal with school stress. High school and college students are faced with new schedules, routines, teachers, friends, classmates, plus new material to learn. Even more, it feels like anxiety and stress are waiting to meet you around every corner. As a student,…

5 Things You Should Know About Compulsive Disorders And COVID-19 

5 Things You Should Know About Compulsive Disorders And COVID-19 

Compulsive disorders involve uncontrollable behaviors that lead to habitual habits for teens and young adults. There are many compulsive disorders parents need to be aware of more than ever during COVID-19 restrictions. It’s important to both recognize and  help your loved ones should they be experiencing uncontrollable self destructive behavior. If they are in recovery…

Emotional Distress Mindfulness – Hit the Pause Button 

Emotional Distress Mindfulness – Hit the Pause Button 

The past month has been strange to say the very least. The normal day-to-day activities that we had grown so accustomed to, like attending school and work, grocery shopping, and meeting friends and loved ones for brunch or dinner has changed in ways we never could have imagined. For those of us who feel the…

Couple’s COVID-19 Triage. Lessons From A Couple’s Counselor, Part One
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Couple’s COVID-19 Triage. Lessons From A Couple’s Counselor, Part One

We don’t need experts to tell us that post-COVID-19 reality will see a rise in both birth and divorce rates. While some relationships may blossom as a result of this ‘time out,” many will find it difficult and may feel trapped. As a Houston couple’s therapist, I am anticipating an even greater need for relationship…

What I Learned About The Importance of Family Time From Watching Disney+

What I Learned About The Importance of Family Time From Watching Disney+

This quarantine is rough, y’all. I know you already know that. It’s been a little over a month that I have been away from my career in family therapy and chosen to stay inside my home, isolated with just my dogs and my husband in Houston. (Let it be known, my husband is still alive.)…