Is Back to School Anxiety Normal?

August 17, 2019By The Calli Institute

Settling back into a normal school routine can trigger anxiety for both parents and their children. Whether your kids are preparing for kindergarten or beginning their first fall semester at college, their transition from summer vacation to hour-long classes takes time to adjust, no matter what age they are. Though each school year promises new … Read More

Is Emotional Eating a Sign of Anxiety?

November 29, 2018By The Calli Institute

With the holidays now upon us, it’s easy (and even socially acceptable) to overindulge in tasty sweets, comfort foods, and festive cocktails throughout the season. After all, the holidays are packed with family gatherings, the annual office holiday party, and hours spent baking your favorite sugar-filled recipes. It’s hard to resist such temptations. The holidays, … Read More

Learning to Peacefully Co-Exist with Anxiety

September 20, 2017By Tessa Gittleman, LAMFT

Do you feel as if situations and people around you are growing more and more anxious? You are not alone. According to the American Psychological Association’s Journal of Personality and Social Study, anxiety has increased dramatically since the 1950’s . It has increased so much so, that the average high school student’s anxiety is equal … Read More