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May 2, 2018
How are you communicating with your kids?

This week’s blog post brought to you by: Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling – Therapist for The Wise Family:    Communicating with our […]

April 25, 2018
What does it mean to “wonder” about a child’s behavior or emotions?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: The word wonder has a few definitions. We tend to think about the […]

April 11, 2018
Do you, your partner or child suffer from anxiety?

Do you suffer from anxiety? Does your child? Partner? Exciting news! The Wise Family will be hosting a screening of the movie, ANGST, […]

April 3, 2018
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy insight from The Wise Family Team!

This week The Wise Family clinical team helps explain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT for short) and STRATEGIES to implement at every age. Read […]

March 28, 2018
#WiseWords We’d Like to Share…

#WiseWords Photo credits: Eduardo Placer, Caroline White and Joan Normandy Dolberg  

March 21, 2018
Wise Insight – Talk Less. Listen More.

Our very own Dr. Amy Fortney Parks participated in a Facebook Live yesterday with Eduardo Placer’s Fearless at 4. Check out their convo […]

March 14, 2018
#AskAmy – Signs of Anxiety

#ASKWISE – “My daughter has been waking up in the morning complaining of a stomach ache, and we can’t figure out what is […]

March 7, 2018
Yes! Your Brain CAN Be Retrained!

Understanding how your brain works – and the brain of your child – provides a great frame of reference for talking with your […]

February 28, 2018
Managing Depression and Talking To Your Kids About Sadness

  Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: The world is a confusing place – and there is a lot of sadness. There […]

February 21, 2018
Parenting Is A Comical Journey

Because sometimes we just need to be reminded of how comical the parenting journey can be. Can anyone relate to this scenario? 🙂 […]

February 14, 2018
Parenting and Gender Identity Continued

Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Unsplash   We wrote last week about teens (and pre-teens) expressing curiosity about gender differences, and non-traditional approaches […]

February 7, 2018
Navigating the New Frontier – Gender Identity

We have the opportunity, more and more, in our counseling practice, of supporting young people that are curious about nontraditional gender identification – […]