October 22, 2019

Parenting a middle schooler has never been easy, but today’s influence of social media has made it even more challenging than ever. Social media use in our society brings an entirely new set of challenges to parents as well as stud...

October 14, 2019

Parent-Teacher conferences are a great way to gain insight about your child’s social interactions within the school setting. When you meet with your child’s elementary school teacher, consider asking these questions (if they are ap...

May 7, 2019

Life is full of choices.  Some are easy choices like what show to stream next on Netflix, what to do on the weekend, or what to have for dinner (Ok, maybe that one is not so easy).  Others are more difficult, like how to respond to...

May 2, 2019

The beauty of counseling is our belief in our clients’ motivation to heal themselves, and that our role is merely that of a guide through our client’s difficult transition. The use of art techniques allows the clients to experience...

April 30, 2019

Our days are stressful, and the to-do list is never ending.  At times the pressures of daily living can be overwhelming, and we all need a break.  Self-care is a way to show love and kindness to yourself.  As a parent, modeling pro...

April 23, 2019

So you’re racing to get out of the house to get to an appointment, you do a quick mental check to make sure you’ve got everything, you help buckle the kids into their car seats, and as you’re pulling out of the driveway you think y...

April 15, 2019

The slime craze hit several years ago, and videos, kits, and even slime parties abound. However, we were using slime in therapy long before this trend began. If your child’s therapist has created slime with your child in a group or...

April 12, 2019

Here are 7 prompts for mindful/intentional parenting.

These are helpful in shifting our thoughts and attitudes to influence positive changes in our relationships with our kids. Start with one and add another each day. They are in no...