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Integrative Health Counseling for the Whole Family

Would you prefer to take a non-medicating approach to handling your own and\or your child’s health & wellbeing?  Are you or your child struggling with the negative challenges of stress or anxiety?  PAIH provides individual and family healthcare and counseling based upon the highest of human values. We strive to empower adults and children to advocate for them selves so…read more →

How to stop Everyday Generalized Anxiety Disorder? (EGAD!)

A range of challenging feelings such as worry, concern and apprehension often accompany the day to day of our lives.  At home, in school, the office … just about everywhere.  In today’s stimulating, fast paced world, anxiety can be quite contagious. Daily headlines and disturbing images can put us in a state of false alarm.  When dealing with feelings of…read more →

There is no planet B

One in ten children are living in areas affected by conflict. On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders will commit to 17 Global Goals to achieve 3 extraordinary things in the next 15 years. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality & injustice. Fix climate change. The Global Goals for sustainable development could get these things done. In all countries. For all…read more →

The Irony of Conscious Parenting

Conscious parenting has become the catch phrase for parenting mindfully.  But what if conscious parenting actually means going out of your mind?   Out of your mind — and straight to your heart, and gut? Parents have the responsibility of role modeling – teaching their children the art and science of having a healthy, functional relationship.  When we wonder why…read more →

SOS: Teaching children and adults how to self advocate

Q:  Why teach children and adults about emotional awareness and emotional regulation? A: Learning about how we feel and how we can express those feelings teaches us how to become self-responsible individuals who can self-advocate. It has been scientifically proven that resiliency is related to brain development and the ability to regulate strong emotions, such as fear, frustration and anger….read more →

Real Food for Real Families: Keeping it clean

Food and mood are so closely connected.  As adults, if we pay attention, we can experience the affects of our food choices all day.  If we awaken to coffee and toast we are effectively adding acid and processed sugars to an empty plate.  Having fasted for 6-8 hours while asleep, our bodies need hydration and a boost from food rich…read more →

Leading NYC Family Health & Parenting Counselor offers top ten parenting list

Most parents face mild to moderate challenging behavior from their kids from time to time.  What’s the most effective way to respond? Decide which behaviors need to be addressed. As a parent, it’s a judgment call, but most parents agree there are times when you’ll want to “pick your battles.”  Take responsibility for your own behavior, not your child’s disrespect. As…read more →

Top Family Health Counselor leads unique retreat for health practitioners

Reality Coaching Retreats presents HEAL THE HEALER RETREAT Improving the health & wealth of health practitioners around the world October 9 – 11 2015 ​Lifebridge Sanctuary, Rosendale NY Focus on your own health, your life and your amazing healthcare business ​Gain clarity and confidence – become a Specialist in the field of Health Coaching: identify your area of speciality and learn…read more →

Parenting coach makes house calls in NYC & Hamptons

Karin Yapalater is a Board Certified Health Counselor and Parenting Coach who serves many Manhattan families who spend a good deal of their summers in the Hamptons.  So when parents asked her if she could start working with them at their homes in the Hamptons, she agreed to make house calls to help families continue the good work they had…read more →

House calls that can change a child’s negative behavior

Word of mouth is spreading: “If you are desperate to achieve individual and family health and balance and you are ready to stop the fighting, power struggling, and suffering in your home — it’s time to call Karin.” If you are reading this, I want you to know that you are not alone.  Parents all over the world would likely…read more →