Just Bloggin' Around
The Many Faces of Stress
By: Bridgeway Academy’s Psychology Team (Lindsay Fletcher, Ph.D., NCSP, Psychologist, Julie Henzel, PsyD, Psychologist, and Nicole Benson, Ph.D., NCSP, Postdoctoral Psychology Fellow) Did you know that happy and positive life events can increase our stress levels just as much as unhappy and negative ones? Think about a time you felt stressed planning holiday celebrations, cleaning the […]Read More
“How was your trip?” SkillCorps India, 2018
By Stephanie Keyser, M.A., BCBA, COBA “How was your trip?” This question is the conversational opener I would expect from anyone interested in learning about my recent experience in India, yet each time I’m asked I find it inordinately difficult to answer. Working with students and staff at SOREM, and with the SkillCorps team, has […]Read More
ASD and Anxiety
By: The Psychology Department Dr. Lindsay Fletcher, Dr. Nicole Benson, and Dr. Julie Henzel Anxiety disorders commonly occur in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Research suggests that about 40% of individuals with ASD also qualify for a separate anxiety diagnosis (Van Steensel, Bogels, & Perrin, 2011), although studies have found rates ranging from 11-84% […]Read More
"What if I fall? Oh but darling...
What if you fly?"
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