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What Is Developmental Therapy?

Support For All Kids!   All children can benefit from enriched and engaged activities. Kids experiencing any sort of delay physically, socially, emotionally, or intellectually can especially benefit from this. Developmental Therapy (DT) is a 50-minute intense skill building session for children that make work seem more like fun! Schools [...]

2021-02-27T19:55:18+00:00March 22nd, 2021|

Depression Tips For Parents

When Your Child Feels Sad.   We often hear, “I feel depressed,” or “I struggle with Depression.”  But what does that mean? How is that different than a typical response of feeling sad?  Everyone has bad days and times where they feel sad. The difference between sadness and depression is [...]

2021-01-04T05:05:17+00:00January 25th, 2021|

ADHD Tips for Parents

Find the Positives!   What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? It consists of three main components: inattention, hyperactivity, and impulsivity.  Although these characteristics are common for children in general, those with ADHD include these experiences: the 3 components mentioned happen more frequently than expected for a child’s age Inattention, [...]

2020-11-17T02:52:49+00:00November 30th, 2020|

What Are The Basic Emotions?

Feelings 101   Emotions carry so much power. They have the ability to carry our internal worlds through a wild adventure, a terrible storm, and into a smooth landing of calm all within moments. Feelings have the power to overwhelm, confuse, exhilarate, infuriate, and provide relief. In the myriad of [...]

2020-11-17T02:58:29+00:00October 5th, 2020|

Anxiety Tips for Parents

When Your Child Feels Anxious.   It can be difficult to identify the difference between anxiety and feeling nervous before a big event, or even excited when starting a new life adventure. Anxiety is a different experience in that our bodies tend to react and respond with discomfort. Not all [...]

2021-01-04T04:33:20+00:00August 19th, 2020|

4 New Tips to Relieve Anxiety

Relieve Anxiety Today   Anxiety takes many forms: racing thoughts, dread, excessive worry, panic, and loss of sleep. For some, it can even manifest physically by impacting the GI tract. Once anxiety strikes, it can feel overwhelming and hopeless. Generalized Anxiety Disorder is one of the most common mental health [...]

2020-11-17T03:02:27+00:00June 15th, 2020|

Do I Need Therapy?

Why Therapy?   We all go through the “ups and downs” of life. For some period of time, we may feel content and confident in our ability to cope with our families, friends, school, and jobs. Other times, we may feel overwhelmed by the minutiae of everyday life. How do [...]

2021-01-04T05:06:55+00:00April 21st, 2020|