Posts Tagged: Family Counseling

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 […]

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? 🙂 […]

February 14, 2018
Parenting and Gender Identity Continued

Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Unsplash   We wrote last week about teens (and pre-teens) expressing curiosity about gender differences, and non-traditional approaches […]

February 7, 2018
Navigating the New Frontier – Gender Identity

We have the opportunity, more and more, in our counseling practice, of supporting young people that are curious about nontraditional gender identification – […]

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 […]

January 23, 2018
Do you feel your teen has a lack of motivation?

WISE TALK with Dr. Amy Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash A lot of people ask me how to motivate your kids. I […]

January 10, 2018
Tips on how to set up parental controls on your kid’s shiny new iPhone

Welcome to 2018! We are rededicating ourselves at The Wise Family sharing insights, strategies and expectations about some tough topics that we, as […]

December 20, 2017
Setting Intentions for the New Year

Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: Welcome to the close of another year, and the opening of a brand new year. We […]

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