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5 Parenting Memes For Mother’s Day

This weekend is Mother’s Day. It’s a day to reflect and acknowledge how our own mother’s influenced and affected us.  And for those of us that are mothers ourselves, it’s a moment to enjoy the humor that’s essential on the road of parenting!  With that said, let the “Memes Begin!” A great reminder for those…

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Brain Need A Reboot? How Mindfulness Can Help

Elevate Counseling Mindfulness

Hyped Up? The Key To Slowing Down May Be Mindfulness We live in a hustle and bustle world.  We make lunches while watching the morning news, texting with a friend and eating breakfast.  Just this morning, my kids caught me listening to 90’s hip hop while scrolling Facebook and drinking my morning coffee on my…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

Elevate Counseling: Supporting Kids and Teens Mental Health In The Greater Phoenix Area

Here’s What We’ve Been Reading To Support Your Family’s Mental Health An interesting take on the concept of “tickling” our younger children. Some kids love it, but many hate it. Sending the message that kids have autonomy over their own bodies should start at a young age. Tickling can be fun, but some kids hate…

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Should You Google Your Therapist?

Googling Your therapist

We use the internet to discover information about everything from the best shoes to the best doctors. But how far should our searches go? The other day I was commiserating with my mom, who was dealing with a sore hip.  She had called her doctor and asked for a referral, but the specialist couldn’t get…

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Not MY Teen? What Parents Need To Know About Teen Dating Violence

Elevate Counseling: Teen Dating Violence: What You Need To Know

Do you think that Emotional or Physical Abuse is possibly a factor in your teen or young adult’s dating relationships? I’m going to guess that you answered “NO”.  81% of adults say that they don’t think that dating violence is an issue for teens.   But here’s the truth:  The APA (or American Psychological Association) surveyed…

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