Blog Category: encourage

March 3, 2021
Parenting in 2021

A lot has changed in parenting, even compared to just a short time ago when things were considered “normal” pre-pandemic. Which feels like […]

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 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! […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Six – Wrapping Up!

Summer is a time for fun, family memories, and relaxing. With the current corona virus pandemic children may be experiencing more stress and […]

August 20, 2020
Turn down Stress, and Turn up Fun – Part Five

When your children go off to college, they have to learn how to do things for and by themselves. They experience stress daily […]

July 1, 2020
The Art of Journaling

If you haven’t mastered the art of journaling, consider starting a daily practice. There are many benefits to keeping a journal and is […]

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