Important Tips to Help Parents Manage Their Children’s Screen Time (C.E.L.L.)

By |April 18th, 2016|

By Karina Dach, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern

​1. Commit to the changes. Before you implement change in the home make sure you are ready to follow through with the adjustments. If the rule is not to have screens at dinner time make sure YOU don’t have your screen out either. Try not to talk […]

Psychotherapy FAQs: What To Expect When You’re Beginning Therapy

By |October 2nd, 2015|

By Dr. Jaclyn Polsky

Today, psychotherapy is as commonplace and mainstream as visiting your internist for aches and pains. For some however, the very idea of being “in therapy,” whether short-term or ongoing, is intimidating simply because they’re not familiar with the process, don’t know what to expect, and are not even sure whether or not […]

Dr. Marla Selected as “Educational and Environmental Consultant” at Reggio Emilia Preschool

By |July 13th, 2015|

The Reggio Emilia Preschool ( at DJEC in Fort Lauderdale is proud to announce that Dr. Marla Reis has become their Educational and Environmental Consultant for their new preschool scheduled for its Grand Opening on September 1, 2015. 

At the heart of the Reggio Emilia philosophy is the belief that children are full of curiosity and […]

the CHOOSE project

By |September 5th, 2011|

CHOOSE… Intimacy.


Life. Love. Happiness. Gratitude. Enlightenment. Peace. Health. Spirituality.

CHOOSE… whatever you can dream!

YOU fill in the blank. After all, it’s your life.

I am always sharing with people how, with a shift in perspective, you can choose your life. Yes. YOU can actually create the life YOU want to live.

It matters not at all the situations […]

Movement 3 in Blog Minor

By |February 11th, 2011|

Question:  What is a Movement?

Answer:  A Movement is a self-contained work separated by silence within a larger work.  Usually, each Movement is distinguishable by its tempo, key, rhythmical patterns, and harmonization.

I had begun writing this blog thinking that I would use “Days” to mark time in my foray into the social media world, and these […]

4: Hitting the Twitter Motherlode

By |February 8th, 2011|

Tick.  Tick.  Tick.  Tick..

I passed the 100-follower mark on Twitter today.  To those of you reading this who have gazillions of followers: before you scoff and say “whoopdee-effingdoo,” please know that, based on nothing rational whatsoever, this is an important milestone for me.

So is the writing of this blog.  Although this blog has virtually nothing […]

Day 2

By |January 30th, 2011|

Today I am an online nobody.

I currently have 23 “followers,” I “follow” 59 tweeters (would it be sacrilege to call us “twits?”), and I have put out 66 tweets (here, I prefer the term “twitters” for its visceral quality).  In contrast, my current online guru, Alexis Neely, has racked up 27,894 followers, follows 1,146, and […]

Day 1

By |January 11th, 2011|

Yep…  That’s my blog title, and here goes my blog:

I came to this title after many years of starting various blogs, writing blog posts here and there – the latest being “The Relationship Conversation” (which has a lot of thoughts in it, but zero posts).  Overall, I could not get my head around what the […]