Individual Therapy for Children ages 4 - 22

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Groups

Upcoming Groups

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Strong Girls

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Teen Mindfulness Group

Being a teen can be really stressful.  Mindfulness is a powerful way to handle stress.  Mindfulness is defined as "paying attention on purpose, in the present momen and non-judgmentally to the unfolding of experiences moment to moment."  (Kabat-Zinn, 2003). Adolescents will come together for 8 weeks, one session per week to learn and utilize specific strategies to improve self-awareness and self-esteem, decrease stress, learn to let go and to increase acceptance and tolerance.

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Parenting Groups - Kazdin Method

No Spanking, No Time-Out, No Problems


Parents are often frustrated because they think they don't have any tools that are effective with their children so they go to the use of power and control.  With the identification of positive opposites, we can get rid of what you do not want and substitute with something you do want your child to do by working through positive reinforcement and withdrawing the need to react to negative behaviors.

The Kazdin Method of Parent Management

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Yoga and Meditation

Empowerment

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Breath, movement and meditation  have been found to benefit a healthy sense of self and overall mental health.  They have been found to reduce anxiety,  depression and fatigue in children compared to more traditional physical education.

Resiliency

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Mindfulness is intimately connected to self-awareness and this can extend self-regulation.  Kids who are just learning to manage their own internal stuff, can benefit greatly from some instruction on how to do this rather than having to stumble through it on their own.

Empathy

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Meditation has been found to inspire kindness to others.  "Kids who practice yoga, meditation and mindfulness build skills of attention, self-awareness, self-management leading to more responsible decision making and prosocial behavior." says Yoga 4 Classroom funder Lisa Flynn