Posts Tagged ‘mental health’

Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health: During the adolescent years, the brain becomes activated in new ways and neurochemicals can make tweens obsessed with their social world. Knowing what’s “normal” can reduce the stress of peer expectations and interactions. Reference this article to help your middle schooler understand their…

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Riding The Wave Of Grief

Elevate Counseling: Riding The Wave Of Grief

By: Lorena Quinones, Clinical Intern Let’s face it, 2020 was a doozy! At this point, it’s safe to say we’ve all experienced some form of grief and loss. Grief is what we think and feel after a sudden or unexpected loss. For instance, a death in the family, the passing of a family pet, losing…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your child’s mental health: I love this “Ask the Expert” article about helping teens develop the ability to share their political opinions respectfully while not disrespecting others’ viewpoints; a skill even many adults don’t master. As parenting coach, Meghan Leahy puts it, “there is a line between interest…

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Friday 5: Kids & Teens

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

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…

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Friday 5: Health & Wellness

Friday Five: Elevate Counseling Links

Check out what we’ve been reading to support your mental health & emotional wellness: No one likes to be tricked. James Toop is exposing the truth about food marketing to our teens in an effort to create a new generation of healthy eaters. “We know what really motivates teens is truth and honesty, and they weren’t…

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