Stepping Stones Psychological Services of Princeton, LLC
Stepping Stones Psychological Services of Princeton, LLC 

Upcoming Events with Dr. Berness

Dr. Berness regularly speaks at corporate and community events, schools, and in medical settings.  Please contact her directly for more information related to these services.  

 

 

Upcoming Presentations:

March 20, 2021  The Mental Health Burden of COVID-19: Strategies to Support Our Children.  A virtual workshop to be presented as part of the Hopewell Valley Parenting Conference, Hopewell, NJ.

Sample of Previous Presentations:

Berness, L. (2020, November). Managing caregiver stress during COVID-19.  BNOW (Bristol Myers Squibb Network of Women) Parent Group, Bristol Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ (International Virtual Presentation).

 

Berness, L. (2020, June). Raising emotionally healthy children and adolescents in times of crisis. BNOW (Bristol Myers Squibb Network of Women) Parent Group, Bristol Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ (International Virtual Presentation).

 

Berness, L. (2020, February).  Beyond the ABCs: Recognizing the early signs of psychological challenges in the classroomCountry Montessori School, Plainsboro, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2019, October). Building resilience in middle school children. BNOW (Bristol Meyers Squibb Network of Women) Parent Group, Bristol Myers Squibb, Lawrenceville, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2019, September).  Beyond the ABCs: Recognizing the early signs of psychological challenges in the classroom.  The Children's House Montessori School, Verona, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2019, May).  Beyond the ABCs: Recognizing the early signs of psychological challenges in the classroom.  The New Jersey Montessori Association, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2019, January).  It's not that simple: Recognizing and responding to anxiety in our children and adolescents. Presented at Montgomery Township Special Education, PTA, Skillman, NJ.

Berness, L. (2015-2018).  Initiated the Parent Mental Health Education Series at Princeton Nassau Pediatrics.  Presented routinely on a wide array of child and adolescent mental health topics including anxiety, ADHD, depression, parenting, psychological effects of chronic illness, academic stress, and technology.  Princeton, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2016, October).  Presented on the use of empathy in creating a more nurturing and supportive educational environment.  Montgomery Township Upper Middle School, Skillman, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2016, May).  Presented on ways to develop and nurture empathy amongst students at different developmental stages.  Montgomery Township School District Administration Meeting. 

 

Berness, L. (2015, May). When it's not just anxiety: Understanding the relationship between anxiety and other disorders. Presented at Montgomery Township Special Education PTA, Skillman, NJ.

 

Berness, L. (2015, August). Do I have to sit at the nut-free table?"  Understanding the psychological aspects of food allergies in children and adolescents. The No Nuts Moms Group of North/Central NJ, Mary Jacobs Library, Rocky Hill, NJ.

 

 

Specializing in children, adolescents, and parenting. 

 

Conveniently located off of Rt. 206 in Princeton, NJ. 

 

Contact:

Dr. Laura Berness

908-907-0693

 

 

 

 

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