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Mindful Solutions, LLC: helping clients find practical strategies for living well

As an Arlington small-business owner, I’ve been running a private clinical psychology practice for over a decade. I love that I’ve been able to live in the same close community where I work.

At Mindful Solutions, LLC we offer individual therapy for children six and older as well as adolescents and adults. Our integrative approach to therapy draws on evidence-based approaches, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). In addition, we perform psychological and educational testing.

If you think you or your child may have ADHD or a learning disability, we offer comprehensive assessments to uncover the causes of challenges at work and school. Psychological testing offers everyone answers to important questions about why we function the way we do.

Offering both therapy and testing is an important part of our practice because I prioritize helping people understand themselves better and uncovering the underlying reasons why they feel stuck in moving past their struggles. We often live in survival mode, but I want to provide clients with strategies to help them thrive, living meaningful lives and finding healthy relationships.

Therapy is much more useful when we know what our goals are, and what experiences from our past have made us who we are now. We can then find our path forward, feeling more confident and resilient.

Dr. Carla M. Shuman

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Children’s Weekday Program (CWP) is a non-profit preschool rooted in a play-based philosophy. We focus on developing a love of learning and exploration, cooperation, empathy, and independence.

Our caring and experienced educators create opportunities for children 16 months to 5 years old to play, learn, and grow in a nurturing environment of child-centered and developmentally appropriate experiences.

Initially established more than 50 years ago in South Arlington, CWP continues to be a lauded program in the Northern Virginia area. We are extremely proud to have been recognized as a Best Preschool in Northern Virginia Magazine for the last 4 years.

Located now in North Arlington at 2666 Military Road, CWP offers a part-time parents day out and preschool program with options to extend care both before and after school. We offer a supportive and inclusive school community for children and parents alike and welcome all families to join our school!

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The Optimist Club of Arlington is holding its 77th annual Christmas tree sale!

This year, the tree sale will be held at the Knights of Columbus (5115 Little Falls Road). The lot opens for sales on November 24th. The Optimist Club is selling small and large trees ranging from tabletop size to 10 foot tall trees! Wreaths, garland, tree stands, and White House Christmas ornaments will also be for sale.

100% of all proceeds go towards helping Arlington County youth.

For more information, please visit the Arlington Optimists website at

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Holiday Art Show

Holiday Art Show featuring artists: Peter Fitzgerald, Claire Plante, Alanna Rivera, and Suzy Scollon. At the Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan St., Arlington, VA. Dec. 8 from, 2 PM to 8 PM and Dec. 9 from 10 AM to

Christmas Tree Sales

2023 Christmas Tree Sales Begin

Saturday, December 2

Get your holiday decorating off to the right start this year! We will be selling 150 Fraser firs, freshly cut and delivered from Sparta, North Carolina.

Sale Hours:

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