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!
Let’s talk about micro acts of Self-Care for the people-pleasers If you are reading this, you might be someone who feels stuck in the role of constantly pleasing others. Do you… Continuously seek approval from others? Pretend to agree with others to avoid conflict? Go out of your way to stand out by taking on more than you can handle? Hide what you are truly feeling inside? Say “yes” when you really mean “no?” If you resonated with any of this, you might be considered a people-pleaser (I know I am one!). You are NOT ALONE! This post will discuss how we can show up for ourselves the way we…
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…
8 Damaging Phrases Parents Say
Children often look towards their parents to find truth and safety in the world. You have great power over your children’s self-esteem and mental health - and your words are no exception. Let’s take a look at some of the most damaging things parents say to children, and what can be said instead.
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.