by Santa Claus & Ken Goodman, LCSW

If anyone knows how stressful the holiday season can be, it’s Santa Claus. I've often wondered how he's able to keep his cool when things are heating up at the North Pole. I recently interviewed Santa and asked him how he handles holiday stress. Here's what he had to say.
 

On November 13, 2018, ADAA held a Twitter chat under the title #HolidayDepression.

by Elizabeth DuPont Spencer LCSW-C

It’s almost Halloween!  My favorite holiday of the year – why? Because it’s not possible to be perfect on Halloween, and I embrace the imperfect. Other holidays have a perfect image we measure our own celebration by, but not Halloween! On this one day, the gory and the grimy rule.

by Natalie Engel

For those people with great relationships, Valentine’s Day can be a wonderful opportunity to show the one you love just how much you really love them by getting them a huge stuffed animal and box or chocolates.

by Nina Rifkind, LCSW

Holidays often come with the pressure to entertain and be a “perfect” host.  Being perfectionistic in the details of holiday planning, can ruin the fun for ourselves, as well as those around us.  While most people are happy to be around friends or family, enjoying good food, drinks and the sight

by Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW

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