Posts Tagged ‘kids and teens’

Should You Google Your Therapist?

Googling Your therapist

We use the internet to discover information about everything from the best shoes to the best doctors. But how far should our searches go? The other day I was commiserating with my mom, who was dealing with a sore hip.  She had called her doctor and asked for a referral, but the specialist couldn’t get…

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Guilty Of Phubbing? Stop Salivating To Your Phone!

increase communication by putting down your phone: Elevate Counseling

Are your guilty of “Phubbing” or phone snubbing? This reflexive urge to ignore the person right in front of you in favor of your phone (“Phubbing”) may be hurting your relationships and overall sense of connection. If this is you, you aren’t alone. The app developers took a page right out of the Behavioral Psychology…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Here’s What We’ve Been Reading To Support Your Family’s Mental Health This Edition: College applications, first cell phones, and a great youtube resource for your tween! Is your child getting ready to head off to college?  Are you tempted to “help” them with their essay?  Not so fast!  Check out this article from a college admissions…

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Is “Emotional Baggage” Affecting Your Relationships?

Don't let emotional baggage affect your relationship

I don’t want her to go through what I went through” I often meet with concerned parents (mothers in particular) who fear for their daughter’s emotional stability as they move into high school.  The conversation with me often reveals that the mother had her own struggles in high school, be it grades, social pressures, or…

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Friday Five: Kids and Teens

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

Here’s What We’ve Been Reading To Support Your Family’s Mental Health This Edition: The perils of pushing kids too hard, how Apple plans to help parents dial back phone use (no pun intended!), the parent/child mental health connection, and age-appropriate tips for screen use. As a therapist that specializes in gifted and high-achieving kids, this…

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