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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 I’ve yet to meet anyone who says that they’d love to return to their middle school years.  The awkward time of fighting for independence, while searching for acceptance is a lot to handle.  It’s even more difficult if you find yourself “on the outs”…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Here’s some of what we’ve been reading at Elevate to support your family’s mental health! School can feel like a high-pressure, high-stakes game. Here’s what you can do, as a parent, to help promote LEARNING, GROWTH, & BALANCE with the young scholars in your home. (New York Times) When you learn to accept that being…

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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 To prevent — or cope with — frequent tantrums, it’s important to adjust your perspective on your child’s behavior. The cause may not be what you think. Check out school counselor and parent coach, Meghan Leahy’s, advice in the Washington Post: “Our 6-year-old’s meltdowns…

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Friday 5: Mental Health

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health! This week:   A fun family-bonding activity, digital hoarding, purpose as the key to longevity, and finding connection in common struggles. Looking for a fun activity to do with the family? Take this 8-minute quiz, and discuss the results. The “16 personalities” are based on…

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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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