Secrets Keep You Sick

When you think a loved one has an addiction we tend to be in denial. Saying things like “it’s just a phase… he just had a rough day and needed to let loose…she’s just tired, that’s why she’s nodding out.” Sure, all of these might be true but if the behavior...
How to Nurture Self-Esteem in Your Child

How to Nurture Self-Esteem in Your Child

When children feel good about themselves, they have healthy “self-esteem”. Having a positive self-image has long-term effects on a child’s ability to take risks, self regulate their emotions, behavior, level of achievement, and more.    The benefits...
I LOVE Labryinths…and let me tell you why!

I LOVE Labryinths…and let me tell you why!

I use my labyrinth in a variety of ways in therapy sessions.  I direct my clients to move their fingers through the mazes (I like to incorporate sand from the sandtray to strengthen the effect) while focusing on their breath to can enhance brain performance through...
3 Tips: How to Bond with Your Adopted Child

3 Tips: How to Bond with Your Adopted Child

Creating secure, loving relationships is at the core of healthy child parent bonds in all families, especially in families of adoption where new relationships are formed. Your child’s ability to feel secure within close relationships is ultimately an indication of his...

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