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Play Therapy and Other Expressive Arts

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Play Therapy and Other Expressive Arts

by Jessica King, MSW, LCSW  Play is the language of children.  Play is how they express themselves, how the process the circumstances of their life, and how they often communicate best with others. In play therapy, the therapists primary goal to to allow the child to been seen, heard, and understood in order to enhance their ability to connect with...[ read more ]

Positive Parenting Strategies

When parents take an active role in therapy, it allows the child or adolescent to have a strong support system that will meet their needs when it is time to leave therapy. Positive parenting techniques can help parents feel equipped with the tools they need to build positive relationships with their children. In individual sessions with caregivers, a therapist can...[ read more ]

Kids and Therapy: When to Go and What to Expect

by Jessica King , LCSW We want to see our kids happy, healthy, and enjoying new life experiences each day.  We want our children to achieve their highest potential and reach for their dreams.  Most importantly we want our children to be resilient.  We want them to be able to meet challenging experiences and have the skills needed to cope...[ read more ]

5 Tips for a Successful Back to School

by Spencer Lee, MSW Intern  5 Tips For A Successful Back To School Wow, it's hard to believe that school starts again this month! Last year was challenging, to say the least. Kids and their parents may have experienced the most difficult transition navigating virtual learning and a loss of routines. So here are some tips for helping your child (and...[ read more ]

Parenting During a Pandemic

We all know that parenting is hard, but parenting during a global crisis is something none of us signed up for and no one’s written the book on it just yet. With schools across the country closed until further notice, millions of people have been laid off from their jobs, the country is in a very strange state of limbo...[ read more ]