Blog Category: stress

March 24, 2020
Top 5 Favorite Sites For Your Family During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In order to help, and possibly maintain your sanity, The Wise Family team compiled some excellent resources to utilize during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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 […]

May 8, 2019
How can you manage anxiety?

  This month we want to share some tools for maintaining mental health as we work to bring awareness to mental health issues […]

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 […]

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 […]

September 19, 2018
Managing Worry and Anxiety Continued

Since this is such a stressful time of year for a lot of kids with the start of a new school year, we […]

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 […]

May 10, 2018
Your Child’s Happiness Is Not Your Job

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks was recently featured on The Rant with Baeth podcast! In her interview with host Baeth Davis, Dr. Parks talks […]

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 […]

January 31, 2018
Talking To Your Kids About “Tough Topics”

Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: Do you ever wish you could have Mary Poppins come to your house to talk to […]

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