Blog Category: encourage

June 30, 2021
The Benefits of Play

We love PLAY around here at The Wise Family! There are SO many benefits for a child when play is incorporated on a […]

June 1, 2021
Celebrating Pride Month and Supporting LGBTQ+ Youth

  The month of June is an important month dedicated to the uplifting of LGBTQ+ voices, a celebration of LGBTQ+ culture and the […]

May 13, 2021
Stomping Out Stigma Around Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and ensuring your mental health is more important than ever. According to Mental Health America, the 2021 […]

April 28, 2021
Early Childhood Tips on Talking to Children about Difficult Topics

By Kasey Cain, Licensed Professional Counselor In February, The Wise Family blog focused on ways families could build a culture of inclusion, community, togetherness, […]

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 […]