Posts Tagged: @wisefamilies

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 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 […]

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 […]

November 30, 2017
Parent-Teacher Conference Support

It is that time of year where we start getting invites to those big “Parent-Teacher Conferences”.  Knowing that you have to go to […]

September 6, 2017
Dinnertime Dilemma

Our family ate dinner at a local restaurant last weekend. While there, I counted all of the individuals on cell phones during their […]

August 30, 2017
How to create POSITIVE expectations

  Amy Fortney Parks, PhD – Practice Owner: How do we create positive expectations for kids, teens and parents? Having the expectation that your kid/teen CAN do something, even when it […]

August 9, 2017
Summer Slide – Not just for Olympic Athletes! PART TWO 

  Last week, we talked a bit about the “summer slide”. Not a summer Olympic sport – but it does sound fun! It […]