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Couples Conflict Resolution: How to Stop Circular Arguments

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“We have the same argument over and over.” This is one of the most common statements we hear in couples therapy sessions. If it feels like your fights never go anywhere, you may be trapped in a circular argument. Check out these conflict resolution tips to break the cycle, close the discussion, and improve communication … Read more

Does Anxiety Treatment Work without Medication?

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Over 40 million adults in America have anxiety, but only 36.9% of them receive treatment. Most forms of anxiety are highly treatable, either with counseling, with medication, or with a combination of the two. Let’s explore different types of anxiety treatment to find out which path is best for you. Anxiety Counseling vs. Anxiety Medication … Read more

Does Mental Health Affect Physical Health?

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Let’s face it. You’ve been ignoring your mental health needs. “I don’t want to work on my anxiety, so I’ll just deal with it for now.” But what happens when your mental health starts affecting your physical health? What if improving your mind improved your body as a whole? Read on to learn how your … Read more

How to Get Better Sleep for Better Mental Health

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Did you know that a good night of sleep could actually improve your mental health? Approximately 35% of American adults get less than seven hours of sleep per night, and many never achieve a truly restful night of sleep. If you’re in this category or you just want to improve your sleep routine, check out … Read more

What Atypical Got Wrong about Autism – Part 2

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In the first part of our Atypical review, we discussed the accurate ways Netflix portrayed autism spectrum disorder in their hit show. There were some notable missteps though that are important to correct for autism awareness. Here are a few critiques about Atypical, courtesy of our autism testing and treatment center. What Netflix Missed for … Read more

Is Atypical an Accurate Representation of Autism?

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Netflix recently released the fourth and final season of Atypical. The show highlights one character’s transition into adulthood and how autism spectrum disorder (ASD) impacts that journey. The question is: Does Atypical accurately represent autism? Here’s a detailed analysis from the autism specialists at CNLD Testing & Therapy. We provide autism testing, executive functions coaching, … Read more

Are ADHD and ADD the Same Thing?

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ADHD and ADD have become part of our everyday language, but there was a time when people with attention disorders went undiagnosed and underserved. Once known as hyperkinetic impulse disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) became an official diagnosis in the 1960s. The terms ADHD and ADD are often used interchangeably, but are they actually … Read more

Autism FAQs: Diagnosis and Autism Treatment

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In our autism FAQs series, we’ve already discussed Autism Causes and Symptoms. Now we’re going to look at how autism is diagnosed, how to treat autism, and how to cure autism (if applicable). CNLD Testing & Therapy provides comprehensive autism testing and autism treatment. We work with adolescents, teens and adults, as well as families … Read more

Autism FAQs: Autism Symptoms and Causes

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Autism didn’t become an official diagnosis until the 1980’s, and researchers are still trying to demystify the condition 30 years later. There have been many advancements in the way autism is diagnosed, treated and managed, and we now have a much better understanding than we did decades ago. Check out these autism FAQs, including symptoms, … Read more

Assistive Technology in Ann Arbor: Nuts and Bolts for Students and Adults

AT & UDL: Nuts and Bolts for Students and Adults Community Talk with Jamie Martin AT Consultant Center for Neuropsychology, Learning & Development Ann Arbor Assistive technology (AT) and Universal Design for Learning (UDL) have become essential elements in the education of students with learning disabilities and ADHD. They are equally important for adults in … Read more