Blog Category: Mental Health

February 13, 2019
8 Ways a Child’s Anxiety Shows Up As Something Else

Does your child show any of these 8 signs of anxiety? Do your kids have worries that make it difficult to make and keep […]

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 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 […]

December 11, 2018
Self-Care for the Adults in a Child’s Life

Photo by Lesly Juarez on Unsplash How important is Self-Care while caring for others? Self-care can help you enhance your health and wellbeing, manage your stress, and maintain professionalism […]

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.” […]