Blog Category: empathy

May 16, 2020
Coping With ‘Loss of Normalcy’ During the Pandemic

Photo by Connor Wilkins on Unsplash By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling in Northern Virginia In February, The Wise Family shared a group blog post about grief […]

March 24, 2020
Top 5 Favorite Sites For Your Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In order to help, and possibly maintain your sanity, The Wise Family team compiled some excellent resources to utilize during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

February 17, 2020
5 Great Resources to Support a Grieving Loved One

When a loved one is grieving you may ask yourself, “How can I support them through this process?” Intense and painful feelings are […]

February 5, 2020
Support during the grieving process

Photo by Marco Bianchetti on Unsplash   By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling For the past four years, I have served as a therapist during National […]

February 5, 2020
Supporting your family through loss

Supporting your family through the loss of a loved one is difficult. It can often cause anxiety to the one who takes on the […]

November 5, 2019
November is National Adoption Awareness Month

By guest contributor, Andrea D. Kessler It was the night before my son’s baptism in July.  Furniture was pushed to one side of the […]

May 8, 2019
How can you manage anxiety?

  This month we want to share some tools for maintaining mental health as we work to bring awareness to mental health issues […]

May 1, 2019
Is it ever too late to grow wiser together?

  Ask yourself, “When things aren’t going well in your family, how do you “start over”? Is it ever too late to grow […]

February 6, 2019
The Power of Empathy and Kindness

  Last week, we completed our series on mindfulness practices for all ages. This week, our team of clinicians focuses on the power […]

January 30, 2019
Mindfulness for older children and teens

  Finishing up our series from the New York Times on mindfulness with talk about older children and teens. Whenever we mention mindfulness […]

January 23, 2019
Kids embody the meaning of mindfulness

Photo by Benjamin Manley on Unsplash Did you know mindfulness can even be beneficial for infants and young children? The practice of mindfulness is not just […]

January 16, 2019
What exactly is mindfulness?

The practice of mindfulness is not just for our hippy counterparts. Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one’s attention to experiences occurring in […]

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