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Oakland Magazine’s Best of Oakland 2015 – Best Psychotherapist

Best of Oakland 2015 - Best Psychotherapist 2015 - Sandra Bryson

It’s been my pleasure working for my clients – I’m so grateful to be voted best of Oakland! Follow Us

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3 Ways to Make Personal Connections with Your Family

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I get questions all the time from parents about how to balance the best parts of life in front of a screen and time attending to our kids.  We love what our screens do for us.  They give us directions

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5 Ways to Parent Mindfully


The internet is here to stay, and so are the gadgets that allow us to read, play games, and generally surf the internet at any point in the day. Here are a few basic tools to keep your family’s screen-time

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Internet Safety

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Parenting has always been a challenge. But the advent of technology has made it even more confusing. Today’s parents might know where their children are — but not what they are doing. I empower parents to help their children stay safe

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Screen Time


The average young American now spends practically every waking minute—except for the time in school—using a smart phone, computer, television or other electronic device, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Kids ages 8 to 18 spend

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