Category Archives: Child and Adolescent Counseling

Making Friends: Helping Children Improve Peer Relationships

To some children, making friends comes very naturally. They seem to always be surrounded by others and interact very well. For other children, this can be more of a challenge. They’re not sure what to say or how to act … Continue reading

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How to Relieve Test Anxiety and Support Children in Success

With the school year well underway, students are beginning to take more exams on the material that they have learned. While it is normal to be slightly nervous or anxious before the test begins, many students quickly overcome this and … Continue reading

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Understanding Oppositional Defiant Disorder and Working through Challenges

Raising children is a tough job. As a parent, you want to protect them while also ensuring that they learn the right lessons and have every opportunity to maximize their potential. This can be even more challenging if your child … Continue reading

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Back to School: Easing Transitions and Starting the Year off Right

The start of a new school year can be both exciting and scary for children. They get to see their friends, learn new material, create projects, and many other things. At the same time, they are in a new grade … Continue reading

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Creating Stronger Bonds in Blended Families

Blended families have become commonplace in today’s society. Parents are merging families together to create new stepfamilies. While parents may be excited about this shift and creating a future together, it can be more difficult on children. They may not … Continue reading

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