Posts Tagged: Counseling Services

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 […]

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 […]

May 2, 2018
How are you communicating with your kids?

This week’s blog post brought to you by: Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling – Therapist for The Wise Family:    Communicating with our […]

April 25, 2018
What does it mean to “wonder” about a child’s behavior or emotions?

Dr. Amy Fortney Parks – Owner of The Wise Family: The word wonder has a few definitions. We tend to think about the […]

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, […]

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 […]

March 14, 2018
#AskAmy – Signs of Anxiety

#ASKWISE – “My daughter has been waking up in the morning complaining of a stomach ache, and we can’t figure out what is […]

March 7, 2018
Yes! Your Brain CAN Be Retrained!

Understanding how your brain works – and the brain of your child – provides a great frame of reference for talking with your […]

February 28, 2018
Managing Depression and Talking To Your Kids About Sadness

  Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: The world is a confusing place – and there is a lot of sadness. There […]

February 21, 2018
Parenting Is A Comical Journey

Because sometimes we just need to be reminded of how comical the parenting journey can be. Can anyone relate to this scenario? 🙂 […]

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