“Toys are like a child’s words and play is the child’s language.”   ― Dr. Gary Landreth Often times, people ask, “What is play therapy and can it really help?” The following will answer a majority of questions about play therapy, but is it important to know ….. Yes! Play therapy really helps! A Brief Synopsis There are…

Hope is a necessity for normal life and the major weapon against the suicide impulse. —Karl A. Menninger How Real of a Threat is Suicide? Suicide is a very real problem in America. Nearly 30,000 Americans commit suicide every year. Suicide is the second leading cause of death amongst 24-35-year-olds, and is the third leading…

Ways To Help Your Child Increase Self-Esteem   Parents come together in sharing that one of their main objectives is to raise happy and healthy kids. Part of raising a happy and healthy child is connected to teaching your child how to strengthen self-esteem. Have you ever sat down with your child to talk to…

Positive Affirmations To Raise Happy Kids   Affirmations help kids build healthy levels of self-esteem, self-confidence, and self-worth. If you are unfamiliar with affirmations, I want you to think about them as words that feed the soul. Affirmations are words that we use to promote healthy thoughts, feelings, and actions. For instance, when a person…

How Counseling Can Help Your Child With Depression   Working with a child counselor can give your child tools to address common depression symptoms, develop healthy coping skills, and learn how to become their own advocate.   Common Signs Of Depression In Kids: Low energy. A decline in academic performance. Not wanting to socialize. Negative…

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