Eric Patterson

    Eric Patterson
    Eric L. Patterson, LPC, is a professional counselor in western Pennsylvania, who has been working for over a decade to help his clients live happier lives. By night, he is a dad, husband, runner and freelance writer specializing in transferring his mental health knowledge and experience into clear, actionable content for his readers.
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    When a Fever Is More Than a Fever

    Jun 7 2018
    A fever is a temporary increase in the body’s temperature to help the body fight against bone, respiratory and other types of infections.
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    How Does Screen Time Affect Children?

    May 10 2018
    Is your child spending too much time on their TV, mobile, or tablet screen? Parents, here are five tips to help limit screen time for children.