Posts Tagged: Northern VA

May 31, 2017
How to talk to kids about mental health – and supportive therapy

At The Wise Family, we spend a lot of time talking about talking. We use a specialized approach to our work, and the […]

May 17, 2017
Steps Your Teen Can Take to Reduce Chronic Anxiety

Parents know being a teenager can be stressful and anxiety-provoking. There is a barrage of tests, social pressures, and people constantly nagging teens […]

April 26, 2017
Confidence — ​That tricky life skill essential to future successes

Confidence — ​That tricky life skill that is built over time and with experience. The belief in one’s ability to succeed is an […]

April 19, 2017
Keep Cool & Calm Down

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling This week we are going to work on calming down and […]

April 12, 2017
Switching gears this month to a health topic…about a magical elixir!

Switching gears to a health related topic this week since many of us are guilty of NOT drinking enough water! My friend, Christine […]

April 5, 2017
WISE Talk: Is my kid normal?

How do you know if your kid is normal? That’s a million-dollar question. What is normal? I think that really is the main […]

March 29, 2017
Feelings, Feelings, Everywhere Feelings

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  In order to navigate the world around us we must […]

March 22, 2017
An Invitation to Friendship

By Guest Contributor and Wise Family Clinician – Kasey Cain, Resident in Counseling  I have a very vivid memory of pulling into the […]

March 15, 2017
Brain Awareness Week 2017: Executive Functioning in the Classroom

In honor of Brain Awareness Week, I thought it appropriate to talk about Executive Functioning in the classroom. Parents of children and teens […]

March 8, 2017
WISE Talk: Sympathy vs. Empathy

Parents sometimes are confused about the difference between sympathy and empathy. Sympathy is really feeling sorry for someone. It’s really feeling sad about […]

March 3, 2017
Exciting News! We’ve Expanded!

Welcome to March!  In case you haven’t been in to see us lately, we wanted to share that we have added some space […]

February 22, 2017
Agree to Disagree

This morning, scrolling through my Facebook feed, a video popped up by my very favorite President of all time… KID PRESIDENT! Robby AKA […]