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October 20, 2020
Connections & Circles of Support Through COVID – 19

Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia Up until the 2020 pandemic, when one discussed family planning, […]

September 30, 2020
Building Connections within Family and Peer Groups

Under our current state of affairs, building and maintaining connections is so vital for our mental health. For family members who may not […]

September 2, 2020
Brain Science

This month, we are focusing on the awesome control center of the body – the brain! Our team of clinicians have weighed in […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Six – Wrapping Up!

Summer is a time for fun, family memories, and relaxing. With the current corona virus pandemic children may be experiencing more stress and […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Five

When your children go off to college, they have to learn how to do things for and by themselves. They experience stress daily […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Four

Being a teenager is extremely stressful. Stress usually results from pressure to do well in school, sports, relationships, life changes like leaving high […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Three

Is your tween glued to their television, Xbox, or their phone? Too much screen time is not good for their mental or physical […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Two

Don’t let the stress of quarantine and COVID-19 ruin your family’s end of summer plans! There are several activities that can help distract […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part One

It’s still summertime which means it’s time to turn down stress, and turn up fun! Especially as many across the country begin their […]

August 5, 2020
Transitioning Back To School Mid-Pandemic

As we head into a new school year, the familiar feelings of anxiety, nervousness and anticipation are settling in. However, going into the […]

July 29, 2020
Summer Vacation and Sleep

By Guest Blog Contributor, Lauren Engler – Sleep Consultant  I’ve had friends cancel travel plans because their child’s sleep is such a challenge […]

July 1, 2020
The Art of Journaling

If you haven’t mastered the art of journaling, consider starting a daily practice. There are many benefits to keeping a journal and is […]

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