Entries by OC Together

Teen Brain Under Construction with Crystal Collier, PhD.

Crystal Collier, Ph.D., herself a person in long-term recovery, comes to us from Houston, Texas via Zoom. She is a therapist and educator who works with adolescents and adults with mental illness, behavior concerns and substance use disorders. Her areas of expertise include adolescent brain development, prevention programming, parent coaching and addiction. Dr. Collier received […]

Coping with Back to School 

Nothing about this year is “normal.” Or perhaps our new norm IS stress, anxiety and uncertainty. The Oregon City School District’s Virtual learning was scheduled to begin September 8. And then the fires came. With the new school year beginning this week, parents will continue to juggle a myriad of issues as well as continued […]