Blog Category: school

June 2, 2020
Summer Activity Ideas During A Pandemic

By Dorri C. Scott, MSW, Resident Family Therapist and Parent Coach in Northern Virginia  Typically June marks the beginning of summer and the […]

April 9, 2020
Make the Best of Social Distancing

How is everybody doing? Are you going stir crazy yet? How are you coping with working from home, homeschooling the kids, and trying […]

October 10, 2019
Understanding ADHD

By Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  As children grow and develop, their ability to pay attention and focus changes. When someone comes to […]

September 24, 2019
It is OK to NOT BE OK Sometimes…

Schools are in full swing, and assignments are popping! And we are all starting to feel that heavy – I-have-so-much-to-do-where-do-I-start-feeling – that makes […]

September 11, 2019
Routines for Kids with ADHD

Continuing on last week’s topic of establishing a routine – This week we focus on creating healthy routines for kids with ADHD.   […]

September 5, 2019
Tips on Establishing a Good Routine

Habits are powerful but did you know it can take up to three to four weeks for a new habit or routine to […]

August 13, 2019
Back to School Strategies Continued!

Summer has flown by! Our newest team member, Vanessa Mackall Lal, offers more insight on how to ease back into a school routine this […]

August 7, 2019
Going Back To School Strategies

Only a few more weeks of summer!! Can you believe it?   How does your family JUMP back into the ‘Going Back to […]

June 12, 2019
Executive Functioning Training This Summer!

  Summertime is here for many and in just a few more days for others – and we WANT your family to run around outside, […]

June 4, 2019
Avoiding the dreaded Summer Slide

Photo by frank mckenna on Unsplash School is almost out for the summer for most of us! Now what?! Need some tips and encouragement on how […]

May 29, 2019
6 Ways to Help Children with ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Image by free stock photos from www.picjumbo.com from Pixabay   Children with ADHD and learning disabilities often have trouble remembering and retaining information […]

April 3, 2019
Encouraging creativity and innovation in your kids at any age.

Photo © Sarayuth Punnasuriyaporn – Dreamstime.com   Dominique Adkins, Ed.d., LPC, NCC, ACS: Carl Rogers (1961) defined creativity as it relates to the […]

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