Posts Tagged ‘elevate counseling’

Keeping The Peace In Teen Dating

protecting your teen from dating violence

One of our goals at Elevate Counseling is to shed a light on the issues our teenage and young adult populations are often facing. This week, at the Phoenix Mom’s Collective, I’m talking about teen dating violence.  Most people don’t think it’s as big or common of an issue as it actually is. Even if you…

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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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Grieving Through The Holidays

Grieving during the holidays

Grief. It’s difficult to carry any day. For many, grief gets heavier around the holidays.  By: Elizabeth Koth It was around the holidays last year that my dad started to undergo a battery of tests that eventually ended with a cancer diagnosis. He went through one round of chemo in early February and passed away…

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Gift Ideas For Your Highly Stressed Friends

Gift Ideas for your highly stressed friends

With the developments over the past few years, there can be a lot to be stressed out about on a personal, national, and global scale. Tack on the fact that anxiety and depression tend to spike around the holidays and, well, the struggle is real. It’s more important now than ever to take care of yourself and those around…

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