Occasionally I am asked what is the youngest child I have ever seen for therapy. Answer: 14-months-old. Technically the sessions were mainly parent sessions (where I provide education, training, and feedback to the parent(s) of the child). So in terms of one-on-one, I have worked with kids as young as 18-months-old. You are probably wondering… Continue reading #Blogtober17 Day 2: “Babies”
I have never taken part in a blog challenge before and I am not quite sure why I am driven toward the Blogtober17 challenge by Mandi Morrison (@hexmumblog). Maybe it is because the writing prompts are pretty straight forward and open-ended enough to be appealing. Before I jump into today's challenge ("All About You'), I… Continue reading #Blogtober17: “All About You”
Four steps to help someone struggling with harmful thoughts.
My ultrasound appointments while pregnant with my boys could not have been more different. With my first son, when the probe passed on top of him, he tended to move and shift position. Pretty typical, I'm assuming. Typical enough that the technicians never commented. But then with my second son, anytime the probe passed over… Continue reading Handling Aggression in Kids
Yup, I'm starting my July mental health series with water. Good old, bland, water. We need it. Our bodies are 60-70% water. Dehydration can begin before you start to feel thirsty. Symptoms include: dizziness, headache, irritability, and delirium (in more extreme cases). How can you expect to get your mental health in line if you… Continue reading Starting off Fresh with Water