Reduce Academic and Life Stressors

Improve Academic Performance While Reducing Life Stress



With the school year starting up again, you and your child may start to feel the added pressure of academic stress that comes with a new school year. Join STA’s team of school experts as they provide a FREE workshop on how to improve academic performance while reducing academic and life stress.

Learn practical strategies such as:

  • Creating a work/life balance for you and your child
  • How to put an end to procrastination
  • Identifying  stress triggers and symptoms of anxiety
  • How to spot signs and symptoms of anxiety
  • Obtain the school support your child needs and deserves
  • Learn about our Academic Success Program to learn important study skills

October 19th from 10am – 2:30pm

Hamptin Inn, 625 From Rd, Paramus NJ


For more information, give us a call at 201-488-6678


Read what others are saying about our previous Mind-Body Health Workshop, which received a 4.9 out of 5 stars rating from the workshop attendees:

“Very informative and total knowledge of all things health.”

“Really liked the scientific and biology aspect of Dr G’s presentation.”

“Thanks to Dr Gourdine for making Specialized Therapy Associates so much more than any other treatment lifestyle center around.”


What is Mind-Body Health?

Learn the 5 Best Approaches to Preventing and Overcoming Poor Health



Mind-body health is an innovative way of looking at the whole person. Understand how mental, physical, emotional, behavioral and spiritual areas form an interconnected system. Join our Functional Medicine experts: Dr. Vanessa Gourdine, PsyD, APN-C, IFMCP, Anna Sandbank, LCSW, Kristen Dahlem, FMCHC and Rohini Nellore, RYT for this FREE interactive workshop. Learn effective and simple strategies to understand and address your most pressing health challenges and feel your best.

Learn about:

  • The power and promise of functional medicine
  • Discover the keys to greater health, happiness, vitality, and wellbeing
  • Key tools to prevent a physical and emotional challenge
  • Fast-track wellness by optimizing your lifestyle

You don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired


Saturday July 27th from 10:00am to 2:00pm. 625 From Rd (Hampton Inn) Paramus NJ



Reduce Academic Stress for Yourself and Your Child

Improve Academic Performance



Have you or your child ever felt the stress brought on by long nights of homework, low test grades, transitioning to high school or college, or just general low motivation when it comes to school? Specialized Therapy Associates is hosting our next FREE workshop to help alleviate the stress caused by academics.

The workshop is run by our school experts: staff psychologist Dr. Jill Caruso, PsyD., former school psychologist Dr. Kim Arrington, PsyD., and Daniela Rego, LCSW, psychotherapist and former school counselor. Learn practical tips on how you can help your child become a more confident and organized student who achieves better grades.

Learn about:

  • Practical solutions for poor academic performance
  • Identify sources of academic stress
  • Methods to address behavioral issues impacting school performance
  • Reduce the anxiety that impacts academic performance
  • Our Academic Success Program to help your child succeed in school


Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Hampton Inn: 625 From Road, Paramus, NJ 07652

Lunch will be served.

Registration is free and open to all.

To register, click here.

Or call 201-488-6678 for more info.



Read what others are saying about our previous Happiness Workshop, which received a 4.8 out of 5 stars from the workshop attendees:


“Very welcoming, informative and interactive. Learned a lot of techniques to live happier”

“It was wonderful!”

“Very well presented and meaningful with real-life applications”



Are You Still Looking For The Keys To Happiness?



     Have you ever felt that you just want to feel happier? Do you look at people who always have a smile on their face and wonder how they do it? Happiness expert Dr. Cindy Orosy Ph.D., and stress management and lifestyle expert Anna Sandbank, LCSW will be hosting a FREE workshop on what factors really make people truly satisfied in their lives. Learn how to apply research-proven strategies to live a happier, more desirable life.

Learn about:

  • How much happiness is directly under your control
  • How much money do you really need to be satisfied
  • When that elated feeling from shopping fades, what will keep you euphoric in the long-term
  • How to use gratitude as a tool to live a more content life


Saturday, March 30th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Hampton Inn: 625 From Rd, Paramus NJ 07652

Registration is FREE and open to all. Space is limited. Register now!

Sign up here or call 201-488-6678 for more info.




Stressed About Finances?  Holiday-Spending Bills Have You Worried?

It’s hard to manage stress when you’re worried about money. Learn from the two experts at our workshop, Dr. Richard Drew, Ph.D on the reasons for impulsive spending and the difficulty stopping it, and Mr. Richard Tandy, a licensed stock broker and financial advisor with Edward Jones. The workshop will focus on providing you tips and insight on how to manage your finances, and identify the emotional and behavioral issues that may have landed you in debt.

  • Manage and save your money
  • Plan a budget and save for the future
  • How to invest
  • Plan for retirement
  • Identify and overcome impulse spending

January 26th from 10 am to 1 pm at the Hampton Inn: 625 From Road, Paramus, NJ 07652.

Registration is FREE and open to all. Space is limited. Register now!

Click Here To Register or call 201-488-6678 for more information.




Read what others are saying about our previous workshop “6 Steps to Optimize Your Health and Restore Vitality”

“Very helpful. Enjoyed how it relates to my own lifestyle and health.”

“Learned a lot about the mind body connection.”

“Really enjoyed information regarding connections between health, mind and body. It provided a space to consider alternatives beyond traditional practices.”

“Very informative and Somatic Yoga Therapy peaked my interest.”