Melanie Brosnan

Melanie specializes in working with children ages 5 to 18, young adults, adults and families. She has specialized training in trauma, grief and loss, anxiety and mood disorders, women's issues, adjustment and behavioral difficulties, suicidality and self injurious behaviors.

Melanie Brosnan
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What Is Trauma and How We Can Help

By Melanie Brosnan, LCPC Overcoming Trauma. Experiencing trauma is undoubtedly scary and life-changing. It can cause someone to have overwhelming feelings of sadness, anger, confusion, guilt, and self-blame. The National Council for Behavioral Health reports more than two-thirds of Americans have experienced some type of trauma in their lives. Traumatic events can include: Physical abuse, …

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Supporting Your Kids During the Pandemic

By Melanie Brosnan, LCPC The Pandemic | Parent Support. This is Part 2 of our series on helping children cope with the pandemic. As described in Part 1 of this blog, supporting our children is essential during these challenging times. Children rely on parents for strength and guidance. Children are resilient and, most of the …

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Going Back to School: Managing Emotions During Times of Uncertainty

By Melanie Brosnan, LCPC The Pandemic | Parent Support. This is Part 1 of our series on helping children cope with the pandemic. As summer break comes to an end and parents begin thinking about the school year, it is natural to think about the routines that are associated with school, sports, and weekend leisure …

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