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Helping a Child Who Has Experienced a Traumatic Event

Whenever a child is exposed to a traumatic event, caregivers and loved ones often struggle to know how to help. Parenting a child or youth who has experienced trauma can be isolating. It may seem that no one else understands what your family is going through or how to...

How to Help Your Child with End-Of-School Anxieties

  It’s the end of the academic school year and inevitably this means a spike in the “freak out” behaviors parents start seeing in their kids. Looming deadlines and high stakes testing can push even the most resilient student into a constant state of agitation. Add to...

Helping Your Anxious Child

Your child made it through the first week of school with flying colors. You walked them to the door of the building with only a few words of encouragement needed. You waited in the car to make sure they made it into the building without being bullied by a classmate or...

Those Who Wander are not Lost

  There are so many opportunities for wandering when you are a teen. Some drift in and out of different friend groups. Others experiment with hair and clothing styles. It is common to see teens pairing up with a girlfriend or boyfriend to explore sexuality and...