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10
MAR
2020
childhood anxiety

How to Parent Childhood Anxiety: Accommodation is NOT the Answer

Childhood anxiety is more prevalent these days than you may think, with the Center of Disease Control reporting that 4.4 million children between ages 6-17 years old suffer from an anxiety disorder. From general anxiety disorder to social anxiety disorder to panic disorder, kids...
05
NOV
2019
anger management for children

Anger Management for Children: Counseling Advice for Parents of Angry Children

Children will inevitably go through a series of emotional phases as they grow up: happy, sad, frustrated, and angry…just to name a few. However, interacting with an angry child can often be one of the more difficult situations a parent can face. Fortunately, there are several...
01
MAY
2019
do you need child counseling

Is it “Just a Phase” or Does Your Child Need Counseling?

Your child has been exhibiting maladaptive behaviors: outbursts, tantrums…just bad behavior in general. Initially you didn’t think much of it—it’s just a phase, right? But as weeks turn into months or years, you begin to realize that your child’s behavior is more long-term than...
08
APR
2018
helping children through divorce

helping children through divorce: advice from our child counselors

You had and you held your husband or wife, for better or for worse, in sickness and in health. But when “I do” turns into “I don’t,” it creates a mess of emotions for you… and also for your children. As a parent, your job is twofold: to find healthy coping strategies for your own...
13
DEC
2017
raising grateful children

An Attitude of Gratitude: 10 Tips for Raising Grateful Children

Especially during the holiday season, it’s easy for children to get carried away with the “I wants” and the “give me’s” and the “I hafta have its.” Christmas lists are more exorbitant than ever, and even the most empathetic children can lose sight of gratitude as they tear...
05
APR
2017
child counseling and child therapy

CHILD COUNSELING: THE BENEFITS OF THERAPY VS. THE NEGATIVE STIGMA

It’s never easy to decide whether or not your child needs counseling. Oftentimes, even when there is a clear indication that a child needs therapy – trauma or abuse, destructive behavior towards themselves or others, dealing with death, grief or loss – parents grapple with the...