Microaggressions trigger anxiety for targets of bias and their allies as well. When microaggressions happen at work and threaten your livelihood your anxiety can skyrocket. Microaggressions are denigrating messages and… read more →
by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. When a parent discovers their child struggles with a mental illness it can be devastating. Parents need support to help them emotionally cope while they navigate… read more →
Part III of my interview with Dr. Jennifer Gibson, clinical psychologist, and disability expert. Plus a bonus synopsis of her upcoming memoir: Finding Me. by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. I learned… read more →
Dr. Jennifer Gibson gives great tips to help those with disabilities manage anger, and the insensitivity of others. Great tips for able-bodied folks who want to become better allies to people with disabilities.
An interview with Dr. Jennifer Gibson, Clinical Psychologist interviewed by Dr. Gina Simmons Many people will suffer from a disability some time in their lives. Some are born with physical… read more →
by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. It is with great pleasure that I introduce part three of my interview with Dr. Terry Marks-Tarlow, clinical psychologist and author of several books including Clinical… read more →
by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. In our last interview, The Power of Play, Part 1, Dr. Terry Marks-Tarlow described the importance of play, throughout the lifespan, for optimal brain health. Dr.… read more →
by Gina Simmons, Ph.D. When we engage in play activities, our brain establishes healthy patterns of development and adaptation from the first time we play peek-a-boo, to adult games like… read more →