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

Friday 5: Kids & Teens

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health:

Just because you share DNA doesn’t mean you share political opinions. If tempers are flaring at the dinner table, you may want to check out this article about how to talk (and possibly disagree) about politics with your teen. (yourteenmag.com)

Parents and educators want to protect kids online. We often do this by telling them what not to do. Use these ideas to explore what your kids can do online using a sense of empowerment and proactivity rather than fear. (Washington Post)

For many young people, the quarantine means missing milestones and once in a lifetime coming-of-age experiences. This is especially true for our classes of 2020 and now 2021. With Senior Year In Disarray, Teens & Young Adults Feel Lost. Here’s How To Help. (KQED)

Curling up with a good book is an excellent way to pass the time during quarantine — and what better place to escape to than the Wizarding World of Harry Potter! Join Daniel Radcliff and other notable characters, who will be reading chapters aloud! (wizardingworld.com)

There is no question that the Quarantine has required a shift in our interactions in significant ways and some parents are feeling the pressure to open the door to social media with their younger children earlier than they had initially planned. This is article takes an interesting perspective on considering screentime with children during the current pandemic. (Washington Post)

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