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

Friday 5: Kids & Teens

Here’s some of what we’ve been reading at Elevate to support your family’s mental health!

For kids, life can feel like a high-pressure, high-stakes game. Here’s what to do (and not do) when your child is anxious. (The Child Mind Institute)

When you learn to accept that being uncomfortable is an essential part of progress and learning, you become primed for growth – At Harvest Collegiate High School in Manhattan, they find opportunities to teach tenacity and refer to this experience as “Joyful Learning.” (edsurge.com)

We love Podcasts in our house. They are great ways to start conversations, learn something new, or unwind after a stimulating day.  Check out this list of 25 great podcasts for kids from Common Sense Media! (Common Sense Media)

Is your child struggling to establish study habits? The most common culprits are procrastination, feeling overwhelmed, and struggling to retain information, which is all conveniently addressed in this article! (New York Times)

Another scientific debate over teens, screens and mental health? YES!  This article discusses the most recent data and how our approach to technology as parents can help or hinder our connection with our kids.

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, helps teens and adults overcome mental roadblocks and achieve their goals to live an elevated life. Specialties include research-based interventions to address stress and anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, eating issues and struggles of the gifted and high-achieving population. For more information about her techniques, services and additional resources to help you succeed, check her out at www.elevatecounselingaz.com or follow us on Facebook and Instagram. You can also Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today