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February 11, 2021
How can your family help build a sense of Community?

Parents are worried. Kids are confused. The country has lost over 400,000 people to COVID-19. The pandemic, mask-wearing, learning from zoom has caused […]

February 3, 2021
Equity, Inclusion, Community and Unity

As directed by our new President, our team of clinicians took some time to think about how families can build a culture of […]

January 15, 2021
Staying Positive and Finding HOPE

Welcome January, Hello HOPE! What a year – 2020. Continuing on the theme of HOPE this month – Between COVID, quiet holiday celebrations, […]

January 6, 2021
Capturing HOPE in 2021

Happy New Year! So many are happy that 2020 is finally over! And we are glad to move beyond the hard parts of […]

December 2, 2020
The Importance of Identity

Identity is an important element of what makes us who we are. Think about identity and how we want to define ourselves and […]

November 27, 2020
Finding Your Identity

Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia Having celebrated a different “thanksgiving” and a year to remember, recognizing […]

November 24, 2020
Week Four: The Wise Family ‘Come to the Table’ dinner goal is… MEMORIES!

We are already in Week Four of our Dinner Challenge! And this week is a gimme with Thanksgiving! As we finish off our […]

November 13, 2020
Week three: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is TALK!

From our table to yours! It is the third week in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge! If you want to see […]

November 8, 2020
Week Two: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner goal… is PLAY!

  Have you been participating in our “Come to the Table” dinner challenge? If you haven’t, and you want to, join our Facebook […]

November 2, 2020
Week one: The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge is simple… EAT!

The goal of The Wise Family “Come to the Table” dinner challenge is simple…EAT. The hard part is adding TOGETHER to the plans! […]

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 […]