Black Youth Mental Health: A Resource Guide to Instill Knowledge on Black Mental Health & Recommendations for Change
Why Extracurricular Activities are Imperative
Extracurricular activities are any activity a child participates in outside the typical school curriculum. They can be based on a goal and often serve a specific purpose. These activities include sports, competitive teams, clubs, volunteer programs, or performance art activities. Most schools offer extracurricular activities, but they can also be found in your community! There are many reasons why getting your child involved in extracurriculars is so important for their growth and development. Let’s take a look at the top five! Better Physical and Mental Health Physical extracurriculars like sports and clubs can motivate children to exercise and stay active. These clubs can…
How to Speak to Your Child About School Shootings
How to Speak to Your Child About School Shootings *See images below or click here to download the brochure in pdf format!
The Ins & Outs of Starting Therapy
Are you thinking about finding a therapist for yourself or someone you care about? This can be intimidating for many… you are not alone. Many people put off getting help or treatment due to the fear of the unknown or the stigma around seeing a therapist. This article will provide some answers to help guide you on your journey towards therapy. Explore Your Preconceptions The attitudes we have toward seeking therapy can be influenced by friends, family and/or social media. It will be important to explore what your individual perceptions and attitudes towards therapy are. This can be done on your own time, or even with your new therapist. Work…
The Importance of Parents (and Siblings) Being in Therapy, Too
To me, one member of the household in therapy, is like only filling one car tire with air… All tires must be full and the axis aligned for the car to run smoothly. This is not just limited to parents, but includes siblings, too.