Blog Category: empathy

October 17, 2018
Sharing some WISE Insight from our fav mom, Glennon Doyle

Illustration: Keith Negley This week, The Wise Family wanted to share some Wise Words from Glennon Doyle, author, activist, philanthropist and founder of […]

September 13, 2018
5 Phrases to Help With Anxiety

Photo by Maria Elena Zuñiga on Unsplash This is a time of year when lots of kids and teens come in expressing feelings […]

May 16, 2018
Code Words From Kids

We see kids, teens (and, sometimes, parents) with anxiety on a daily basis at The Wise Family. But even though we see folks […]

May 10, 2018
Your Child’s Happiness Is Not Your Job

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks was recently featured on The Rant with Baeth podcast! In her interview with host Baeth Davis, Dr. Parks talks […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 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 – […]

October 4, 2017
How to Talk to Your Kids About Tragedy

With all of the upsetting and difficult events in our world, having real conversations as a family are more important than ever!  We wanted […]

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 […]

March 29, 2017
Feelings, Feelings, Everywhere Feelings

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  In order to navigate the world around us we must […]

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