Get Psyched!

Did you know that 42% of teens report that they are stressed and don’t feel that they have the training or skills to manage their stress? Starting in October, join us for our middle school girls group, where we focus on teaching skills to navigate through peer pressure, school stress, goal-setting, and beyond! Contact us…

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Helping Your Child Cope With The Death Of A Pet

Waldo, the distinguished looking Golden Retriever in this article’s cover picture, had been a large part of our family for 14 years. He taught my husband and me how to be consistent and set boundaries in our household. He kept watch over our oldest son, sleeping next to him every night. Our young Goldendoodle (“Henry:”…

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Friday 5: Kid and Teen Edition

Here is what I’ve been reading this week in mental health! An interesting study on how the perception of stress and anxiety can alter it’s affect on the body. In people who don’t see stress as a health threat, stress does not appear to increase mortality. (Mark’s Daily Apple) Check out this app, “unglue”which allows…

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Identifying “The Shift”

The impact of trauma on the brain and EMDR: Elevate Counseling

Feeling Stuck Do you continually find yourself reacting to situations or behaving in ways that you know aren’t helpful, but you can’t seem to get out of the pattern? Perhaps you know that you are “overreacting”, but you just can’t seem to “help” yourself? Your emotions override your brain. This comes up often in therapy.…

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Empower Your Teen

Did you know that 42% of teens report that they are stressed and don’t feel that they have the training or skills to manage their stress? Bring your teen to this empowerment group where she will learn how to cope with her stress and develop the skills to rock it! Contact us 602-499-5329. When: Tuesdays…

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