Blog Category: teens

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

March 20, 2019
Understanding Teen Slang!

Thought we’d have some fun with you this week after learning all about Executive Functions! SLANG! Specifically teen slang! Like – Hey Bae, Don’t be […]

March 13, 2019
Executive Function Skills Cont. – The brain is AMAZING!

Last week, AWESOME and WISE clinician, Kasey, shared with you some the facts about Executive Function (EF). We often describe EF as “the […]

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 30, 2019
Mindfulness for older children and teens

  Finishing up our series from the New York Times on mindfulness with talk about older children and teens. Whenever we mention mindfulness […]

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 […]

November 20, 2018
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 – and it is a […]

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