Mental Health

How To Help Your Child Grieve The Death Of A Pet

Dealing with the loss of a pet

The first major addition to our household was our dog, Waldo. The memory of driving home with our new little puppy in my lap always brings a smile to my face. He taught my husband and me how to be consistent and set boundaries in our household. And he happily took on the role of…

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Finding A Therapist

Finding A Therapist

By: Elizabeth Koth, Client Care Coordinator With the importance of mental health being brought to the spotlight by a number of notable athletes and actors, combined with the world still trying to climb out of the pandemic, therapists are seeing record numbers of clients of all ages and from all walks of life.  If you,…

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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/your child’s mental health: The further behind a student falls in their assignments, the less likely they are to feel they can catch up. This is how to help a teen out of a homework hole. (The New York Times) Parents are sometimes conflicted about the weight…

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Using Context To Reframe Your Thinking

Using Context To Shift Thinking

By: Kusha Giahi Imagine the following scenario: A person who never works, cooks, or cleans. The people they live with tend to their every need. Not only does this person never express gratitude, but they’re also often rude. They often push back when they don’t get their way and are reluctant to clean up their…

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Fostering A Growth Mindset In Your Children

Planting Seeds For A Growth Mindset

Did you know that our abilities aren’t set in stone? Research shows that what we can accomplish are impacted by a combination of our genes, our environment, and our mindset. Psychologist Carol Dweck, a researcher at Stanford University, says there are two types of mindsets: fixed-oriented and growth-oriented. People with a fixed mindset believe that…

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