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Friday 5: Article Links

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 This Edition: College applications, first cell phones, and a great youtube resource for your tween! Is your child getting ready to head off to college?  Are you tempted to “help” them with their essay?  Not so fast!  Check out this article from a college admissions…

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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:   Using anxiety to your advantage, evaluating “expert” opinions, and evidence that acceptance can actually lead to greater perseverance. Some studies show that anxiety can actually be a path to our best selves. To be sure, severe anxiety can be debilitating. But for many people…

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Friday Five: Mental Wellness

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Here is what we’ve been reading this week in mental health! This week:   Practicing mindfulness to reduce anxiety, What stops us from overcoming roadblocks, and perfectionism paralysis. I talk a lot about focusing on the present moment in order to reduce anxiety. Stress, doubt, and fear often come from an attachment to a specific outcome,…

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Friday Five: Kids and 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 This Edition: The perils of pushing kids too hard, how Apple plans to help parents dial back phone use (no pun intended!), the parent/child mental health connection, and age-appropriate tips for screen use. As a therapist that specializes in gifted and high-achieving kids, this…

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