Transitions are difficult for adults, and often even more so for kids. Your child may be counting down the days to prepare themselves mentally due to the anxiety they feel escalating as summer comes to a close.
Letting children lead the process during play will enable you to get the most out of your time together. Here’s why.
By Erin Magee, MSW, LMSW, Child and Adolescent Therapist Worrying about things is normal and even helpful at times. It allows children to be safe and cautious while experiencing new things. However, when a child worries excessively, avoids fun activities, or refuses to go to school because they are fearful, anxiety can become a major problem […]
By Andrew Conrad, LPC Intern It’s simple, colorful, and oh-so-useful. That’s why. Your home base for the Buddhify app is a color wheel with an assortment of meditation topics and contexts radiating from the center. Everything is right there in front of you without having to scroll or tap through endlessly. Features include choosing your […]
There is no doubt that a child being separated from her parents has a profound effect on the rest of her life. There has been extensive research conducted on the effects that the loss of a parent has on a child, and when the loss is traumatic due to a sudden death or separation, the […]