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Tips of the Trade: College Readiness: Creating a Blueprint for Success

College success is a goal that most of us expect. Schools and families do their part to guide and counsel children towards skill building, good decision-making, and maturity. Notwithstanding these best efforts, many newly minted high school graduates struggle as they transition into demanding post-secondary environments. Some students transfer colleges, some take more than four… Read more »

Dr. Paul Bernstein – Tips of the Trade

Most of us take our  eyesight for granted. If we don’t see well, we schedule an appointment with the Eye Doctor. Diagnosing a vision problem in a child can be slightly more complex. The question isn’t only “can they see it”, but “how hard is the brain working to see it”? The inefficient use of… Read more »

WSJ: Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism?

At The Life Solution Center of Darien we’ve proudly been offering this cutting-edge DNA testing for almost 7 years. Patients who’ve been struggling, in some cases for years, to find the right medication at the proper dosage, have found hope and relief from their emotional pain at our Center. This article in the Wall Street Journal… Read more »

The 2015 PSAT

I took a sample 2015 PSAT this week. I was nostalgic for the sentence completions no longer part of the test. The questions on the reading passages require a new level of precision. One has to answer a question based on specifics in the passage, and the next question often asks for the line in… Read more »

In a Funk?

Been in a funk lately and can’t figure out why?  Recently Andrew, 28, came in to see me puzzled over why he’d been feeling unusually irritable, sensitive, down and unfocused lately.  He’d been doing what most of us do when untoward feelings emerge, i.e. anything he could to avoid facing them. He was drinking a… Read more »