Friday 5: Article Links

Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health: I love this “Ask the Expert” article about helping teens develop the ability to share their political opinions respectfully while not disrespecting others’ viewpoints; a skill even many adults don’t master. As parenting coach, Meghan Leahy puts it, “there is a line between interest…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health: Just because you share DNA doesn’t mean you share political opinions. If tempers are flaring at the dinner table, you may want to check out this article about how to talk (and possibly disagree) about politics with your teen. (yourteenmag.com) Parents and educators want…

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Friday 5: Health & Wellness

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your mental health & emotional wellness: No one likes to be tricked. James Toop is exposing the truth about food marketing to our teens in an effort to create a new generation of healthy eaters. “We know what really motivates teens is truth and honesty, and they weren’t…

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Friday Five: Celebrating Diversity

Friday Five: Celebrating Diversity

Research shows that when people are chronically treated differently, unfairly, or badly, it can have long term effects ranging from low self-esteem to increased risk for developing stress-related disorders like anxiety and depression. Elevate Counseling is committed to delving into hard or uncomfortable conversations (after all, that’s often what therapy is about!). And because allyship and…

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Friday 5: COVID-19 TIPS

Elevate Counseling: Corona Virus Resources

Life disruptions and the uncertainty related to the COVID-19 (Corona Virus) outbreak have many people understandably anxious. If you or members of your family are feeling stressed, check out these resources gathered by Elevate Counseling’s clinicians! Looking for a way to talk with your child about COVID-19? Education reporter, Cory Turner, asked experts what kids…

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