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What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?

What is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a helpful tool to help identify and manage challenges. The goal of CBT is to change the pattern of negative behaviors and negative thinking.  CBT can be effective for individuals struggling with: Mental illness Depression Anxieties Life

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How Can I Support My Child With ADHD During Virtual Learning?

How Can I Support My Child With ADHD During Virtual Learning?

For many households, learning virtually will be the norm this fall. Virtual learning is difficult and stressful for all students, but it can seem even more challenging for students with ADHD who struggle with focusing their attention. Here are 5 strategies that can help support your child

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Virtual Learning: 5 Tips for setting your child up for success

Virtual Learning: 5 Tips for setting your child up for success

More and more districts are deciding that virtual learning is the safest way to have children return to school this fall. This new change can be difficult and confusing for parents and children to navigate. As the school year begins, here are a few tips to set

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How Do I Teach My Child to Have Flexible Thinking?

How Do I Teach My Child to Have Flexible Thinking?

Flexible thinking, also known as cognitive flexibility, is the ability to shift thinking, or think about something in a different way.  This year is full of unknowns; children aren’t sure what school will look like, if parents will go to work, whether sports will be played, or

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How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

How Can I Establish Structure for My Child During the Chaos of a Pandemic?

Living through a pandemic feels like a constant rollercoaster. Guidelines change daily, updates occur hourly, and fears can escalate at any moment. While this can be challenging for any adult, it can also leave you, as a parent, unsure of how to establish structure for your child

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How can I help my anxious child?

How can I help my anxious child?

According to the CDC, approximately 4.4 million children between the ages of 3-17 have been diagnosed with anxiety. Anxiety can affect a child mentally, physically, and socially. If you are noticing that your child is starting to become anxious, here are a few strategies that you should

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5 Reasons Why Your Child with ADHD Should Swim This Summer

5 Reasons Why Your Child with ADHD Should Swim This Summer

Summer is in full swing; school is out, the sun is shining, and the days are hot. Now that your kids have plenty of free time, you can add swimming to the top of their to-do lists. Here are 5 reasons why your child with ADHD should

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What Strategies Can I Use to Help My Child with Sensory Processing Disorder?

What Strategies Can I Use to Help My Child with Sensory Processing Disorder?

Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) is a neurological condition in which the brain has difficulty receiving and responding to sensory information appropriately. It specifically interferes with motor and/or behavioral responses. Some individuals with SPD become overwhelmed by certain stimuli, and other individuals can fail to be responsive to

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3 Tips to setting your summer up for success… (Plus a summer schedule to help keep negative behaviors away!)

3 Tips to setting your summer up for success…  (Plus a summer schedule to help keep negative behaviors away!)

It’s almost here… The weather is changing, the days are getting longer, and summer is on the horizon. Although this can be an exciting time, it can also cause a lot of stress for both parents and children. Here are a few tips to starting summer on

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5 Picture Books to Teach Social and Emotional Learning

Social and Emotional learning is the process by which children and adults learn and manage emotions, empathy, and how to foster positive relationships. Authors have written countless books to help readers of all ages to identify and learn from characters while reading. Picture books are a great

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