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A Summer Project

I’m not usually the type to post blogs about my (mostly attempted) Pinterest creations; however, I felt the need to share this one.  This was a project my boys…

September 27, 2015Blog

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Questions and Answers on Self-Injury

I received these handouts while attending a training a few months ago.  Unfortunately, I see a lot clients who self-injure. Their parents often have lots of questions and misconceptions…

September 9, 2015Anxiety Coping Skills Social-Emotional Development

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The Iceberg

 I love to use the iceberg metaphor with my clients and their parents. The largest part of the iceberg is the part you can’t see.  Behind every child’s behavior…

February 3, 2015Blog Social-Emotional Development Therapy

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5 Myths About Children’s Counseling

The following is a re-blog from Des Moines Parent Guest Contributor, Nicole Liudahl.  Nicole is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist living in Texas. She was born and…

November 17, 2014Play Therapy Social-Emotional Development Therapy

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ADHD: Should I medicate my child?

Lately, I’ve been having a lot of discussions with parents regarding their concerns with ADHD medication. As a parent myself, I empathize with their struggle of whether or not to…

October 22, 2014ADHD Blog Social-Emotional Development

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Jack and Jill have ADHD

October 22, 2014ADHD Blog Social-Emotional Development

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