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July 26, 2017
Summer FUN!

  What are your kids doing these days? We know kids that have swim team every morning at 5 AM, some that are travelling […]

July 19, 2017
Teens Under Pressure

  I am re-sharing this, because it sparked a good conversation at Chez Parks last night. My 17-year-old daughter commented about how often […]

July 12, 2017
Cooperation Station

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling I have recently been hearing a lot in the world […]

July 5, 2017
Moving Up and Out

Do you have teens? And how’s that working for you? Children and teens are faced with a variety of development tasks at many […]

June 28, 2017
School’s Out for Summer!!

It’s officially summer!! How do you deal with going from a structured schedule to unstructured during the summer months? How do you handle […]

June 21, 2017
SUMMER is officially here!!

  SCHOOL’S OUT FOR SUMMER!! Today marks the first official day of summer! Go have FUN and be safe. Remember, playing is very […]

June 14, 2017
We are honored and humbled to receive the Champions of Children Award!

We are honored and humbled to learn that the City of Alexandria, Virginia and their Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission has awarded […]

May 31, 2017
How to talk to kids about mental health – and supportive therapy

At The Wise Family, we spend a lot of time talking about talking. We use a specialized approach to our work, and the […]

May 17, 2017
Steps Your Teen Can Take to Reduce Chronic Anxiety

Parents know being a teenager can be stressful and anxiety-provoking. There is a barrage of tests, social pressures, and people constantly nagging teens […]

May 3, 2017
Our Group Registration is now OPEN!

  PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR GROUP THERAPY OPPORTUNITIES for 2020!   Have any questions? Please reach out to support@thewisefamily.com. **** Confidence Club: Social […]

April 26, 2017
Confidence — ​That tricky life skill essential to future successes

Confidence — ​That tricky life skill that is built over time and with experience. The belief in one’s ability to succeed is an […]

April 19, 2017
Keep Cool & Calm Down

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling This week we are going to work on calming down and […]