No doubt about it, mindfulness is one of those concepts that is big in mental health circles these days! Almost any mental health provider you see nowadays will have a handful of mindfulness exercises they have a personal affinity for, and a quick Google search will pull up a plethora of resources for your perusal. … Continue reading 5 Keys to Practicing Mindfulness with your Child
Children don’t need therapy… do they?
It can be a difficult decision to take your child to see a therapist. If you’ve been wondering whether your child or teen could benefit from therapy, then keep reading for some things to keep in mind when considering the mental health of your child. "Do children/teens REALLY need a therapist?" According to the CDC … Continue reading Children don’t need therapy… do they?
Relationship CPR: Applying the DBT skill DEAR MAN
Interpersonal Conflict is amazingly complex. A client recently shared a story about an interaction they had with their parent that had dredged up some old resentments and anger. This interaction resulted in the client becoming extremely upset, and responding with words they later regretted. Through processing in therapy, the client realized … Continue reading Relationship CPR: Applying the DBT skill DEAR MAN
5 Tips for Dealing with COVID-19 from a Kansas City Trauma Therapist
Everyone is dealing with Coronavirus. We are all affected, in many different ways, big and small. Anxiety spikes, sleep disturbance, irritability, sadness and grief over lost experiences. Frustration with kids being home, having to be home yourself, not getting to be home. The list goes on an one. Here are five tips to help you … Continue reading 5 Tips for Dealing with COVID-19 from a Kansas City Trauma Therapist