Posts Tagged ‘coping skills’

Do Kids “Need” Mindfulness?

What is mindfulness and does your child need it?

“Mindfulness” has become a very popular buzzword in pop psychology. Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. in a world where our attention is constantly pulled in multiple directions, it makes…

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4 D’s To Stop The Worry Spiral

stop the worry spiral

We often associate stress with adulthood, but our youth face plenty of challenges and changes in their young lives. In fact, the American Psychological Association reports 42% of youth experience stress, but feel they don’t have the tools to manage it effectively. In small amounts, stress can be good. Butterflies before a soccer game, for…

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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 In 2021

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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“Catastrophizing” life in the midst of COVID-19

Elevate Counseling Teletherapy

Feeling like it’s the end of the world… It had been one week since I’d been to the grocery store. I had just moved across the country from Arizona to Connecticut and needed some supplies. It’s very difficult with a cross-country move to haul what you need on a daily basis. You need every inch…

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