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Happy National Play Therapy Week!

  “You can learn more about a person in an hour of play than in year of conversation.” – Plato This week we are celebrating National Play Therapy Week. This is an opportunity to share information […]
By |February 2nd, 2015|Children, News|Comments Off on Happy National Play Therapy Week!

New Year’s Resolutions vs. Setting Goals – for kids

  While New Year’s Resolutions have a bit of a bad reputation, goal setting is a timeless skill that we all need to be successful. There has been a growing body of research into grit and perseverance. […]
By |December 29th, 2014|Children|Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions vs. Setting Goals – for kids

GROUPS FORMING for WINTER 2015

I am pleased to announce my Winter 2015 group schedule. I will be offering three social skills/friendship groups titled “I Can Be Flexible”. These groups are designed to help children increase their ability to get along with others and feel better about themselves. […]
By |December 2nd, 2014|Children, Groups|Comments Off on GROUPS FORMING for WINTER 2015

More Than a Holiday. Talking with our children about race and equality.

As Martin Luther King, Jr. Day approaches next week, many of our children are learning in school about different aspects of the legacy of equality and race in our country. For some children, that conversation stops at school. Because of the old wounds surrounding our history of race and […]
By |January 16th, 2014|Children, Relationships|Comments Off on More Than a Holiday. Talking with our children about race and equality.

Go outside and play!

Last March, I was in my yard picking up some sticks that had fallen during a wind storm. My neighbor arrived home from work, and I realized that I had not seen her in months. This is in stark contrast to the spring and summer season when I see my neighbors […]
By |September 15th, 2013|Children|Comments Off on Go outside and play!

Back-to-school Already?

While the official start of the school year is still several weeks away, it is a good idea to start making plans for the changes that come with the start of school. Here are a few tips for getting ready: 1. Acknowledge that this can be hard. As adults with […]
By |August 15th, 2013|Children|Comments Off on Back-to-school Already?