Blog Category: Mental Health

October 10, 2018
Ways We Are Fostering Anxiety

Image (c) Getty Images The Number #1 reason that kids and teens come to see us at The Wise Family is because they […]

September 5, 2018
Get to know The Wise Family

Get to know us at The Wise Family! We know that parenting is a journey… not a destination. There are definitely a lot […]

August 15, 2018
Day 5 – 5 Things I Can Tell Myself

Here we are at the final day of our 5-Day Mindset challenge. And the one thing we haven’t talked about is how we […]

August 8, 2018
Day 4 – My Power of Yet!

We’re not there YET! In her book, Mindset, Carol Dweck describes a different way of thinking than most people often think. She encourages […]

August 1, 2018
Five Day Growth Mindset Challenge: Day 3 – Fixed or Growth Mindset

As parents we are often aware of how are children are growing. The dress that fit Susie last week is suddenly a mini […]

July 25, 2018
Start a Mindfulness Practice this summer!

We are taking a break from our Growth Mindset Challenge to talk about Mindfulness this week. In my clinical work with adolescents and […]

June 6, 2018
What is Play Therapy and how is it valuable for young children?

Our friend, Mr. Fred Rogers, from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, said it best, “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.” […]

May 24, 2018
Be prepared for Season Two of 13 Reasons Why

As some of you may know, Netflix has released a second season of 13 Reasons Why. We wanted to share some information with you […]

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 […]

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, […]

April 3, 2018
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy insight from The Wise Family Team!

This week The Wise Family clinical team helps explain Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT for short) and STRATEGIES to implement at every age. Read […]

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 […]

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