Category: Teens

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Books for the New Year!

Looking for books for yourself or your children that speak to the challenges you are facing? We have suggestions! Read on for book picks for children, young adults, and parents

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Preparing for a Beautiful New Year

The holidays are here! It is cold outside and getting dark early. It’s a natural time to turn inward and reflect. Sometimes self-reflection can turn into rumination or depression. We

Questions about Child and Family Therapy?

A Parents’ Guide to Mental/Behavioral Health Therapy for Children, Teens, and Young Adults When a child starts therapy for mental/behavioral health, parents may have lots of questions. And it may

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Help Your Child Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Children and teens need more sleep than adults, and often don’t get enough of it! Lack of quality sleep can contribute to mental health concerns such as anxiety and depression,

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Rediscover Yourself Through Writing

Notes from a Therapist’s Desk… The kids are back to school! Perhaps you can breathe a little easier, and maybe even make some time for yourself. Why not pull out

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The Power of Pressing “Pause”

Notes from a Therapist’s Desk… Are you or your child feeling down? Unsure of how to start moving in the direction you want to go in? Know that you are

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How to Transform Big Emotions

One of the primary reasons that kids and adults come to therapy is that they have a hard time coping with big emotions. Many adults think they or their child

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Six Factors That Affect Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and a good time to review the different factors that play a role in child, teen, and adult mental health. Seeking out a therapist

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Is Food Intolerance a Real Thing?

Food intolerance testing is weirdly controversial. Some people think it’s the best thing ever while others view it as totally garbage baloney! Is it ever recommended? Are there times when

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Can Social Media Use Be Healthy?

Many of us have a complicated relationship with social media. On the one hand, it keeps us connected to loved ones, friends, and family. On the other hand, we’ve heard

Become More Self-Compassionate Through Practice

Self-compassion promotes happiness, boosts self-esteem, and encourages interconnection and consideration of others. It can be helpful to practice self-compassion when you feel angry or frustrated with yourself, or any time